China: Towards the introduction of dependency/long-term care insurance

Jean-Victor Gruat
Shi Chuan

Volume 74 (2021), Issue 1

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The Chinese social security system has been the subject of numerous publications, which have made policy developments more accessible to researchers and administrators from all countries. However, the steps introduced in response to growing demands for intervention by the authorities in favour of dependent persons have remained poorly documented in the international literature. The purpose of this article is to take stock of pilot experiments in this field since the beginning of the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016–2020) with regard to their policy objective, operating mode and financing modalities.

Long-term care
long term care
social security planning