Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc.

Long-term Care

CLHIA Report on Long-term Care Policy - Improving the Accessibility, Quality and Sustainability of Long-term Care in Canada

long-term careThe face of health care in Canada is changing. Shorter hospital stays, more outpatient treatment and an aging population with longer life expectancy are increasing the need for long-term care for many Canadians. Moreover, the demand for long-term care in Canada will increase dramatically as the baby boomer generation passes through old age. As a result, Canada is facing a significant and growing challenge with respect to ensuring that Canadians will have access to quality long-term care as they age. Given the magnitude of the challenge, action is required to ensure that Canadians have access to the appropriate level of long-term care when they need it.

The CLHIA's policy paper "Improving the Accessibility, Quality and Sustainability of Long-term Care in Canada CLHIA Report on Long-term Care Policy" quantifies the fiscal challenge facing Canadians with respect to providing long-term care to the baby boomer generation as they pass through old age. It also makes a number of recommendations for the consideration of governments, stakeholders and Canadians.
CLHIA proposal for a Tax Credit on Long-Term Care Insurance
Encouraging Canadians to Prepare for Long-Term Care Costs


long-term careThe "CLHIA proposal for a Tax Credit on Long-Term Care Insurance - Encouraging Canadians to Prepare for Long-Term Care Costs" provides a more detailed description of the industry's recommendation that government introduce a tax credit against the long-term care insurance policy premiums of qualified long-term care insurance in order to incent Canadians to prepare for their potential long-term care costs.

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