International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Development of Elderly Care Insurance in China from the Perspective of Public Policy
Zhou Jiayan

With the trend of population aging in the global scope, elderly care and nursing issues has become a topic of common concern. In response to the elderly care problem caused by population aging, many countries have established a care insurance system. Through the implementation of nursing insurance system, not only reduces the burden of individuals and families, but also care need of the elderly has been great to meet and enhance the quality of their life. As the world's largest number of elderly and disabled elderly country, China is facing greater pressure on health care than any other country in the world. The contradiction between supply and demand that caused by population aging nursing, making public policy adjustment becomes necessary. It should be combined with Chinese national conditions, to establish an authoritative system of elderly care insurance policy by analyzing opportunities and challenges of constructing nursing care insurance in China and elaborating overseas experience in elderly care insurance.

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