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2020 Long-Term Care Insurance System in South Korea

"The course is developed by the National Health Insurance Service in Korea (NHIS) to share its experiences on implementing long-term care insurance in response to a rapidly aging society."

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Hee Seung Lee explains in detail the Korean long-term care insurance system, highlighting achievements and challenges.

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Outlining the long-term care grade application procedure, and efforts made to respond to COVID-19. 

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National Health Insurance Service - 2020 Long-Term Care Insurance in Korea - Achievements and Challenges (Presentation)

About the Presenters

Hee Seung Lee

Long-term Care Policy Expert, National Health Insurance Service (NHIS)’s Health Insurance Policy Research Institute

Since 2016, Hee Seung Lee has worked at the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS)’s Health Insurance Policy Research Institute, where she now serves as an expert on long-term care policy. She received her Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Yonsei University, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Doctorate degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University. Currently, at NHIS’s Department of Long-Term Care Research, she conducts research on “Industrial Organization and Market Structure in the Long-Term Care Industry,” “Pricing and Quality of Long Term Care,” and “Supply of Long-Term Care Workforce.” As a representative of Korea, Dr. Lee also actively supports various international research projects conducted by international organizations, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on comparative long-term care policy. In 2019, she served as a Korea’s expert at the 25th session of the OECD Health Committee to discuss long-term care workforce issues.