Borowski, Allan. “Israel’s Long-Term Care Social Insurance Scheme After a Quarter of a Century.” Journal of Aging and Social Policy 27.3 (2015): 195-214.
Long-term care social insurance schemes exist in a number of countries, while the introduction of such schemes enjoys some support in others. Israel’s long-term care social insurance scheme has been operating since 1988. This article examines the emergence, goals, design, and impacts of this scheme and draws out some of the lessons that can be learned from Israel’s quarter century experience of long-term care social insurance.