A Target Selection Model for the Counseling Services in Long-Term Care Insurance

노인장기요양보험 이용지원 상담 대상자 선정모형 개발

Han, Eun-Jeong;Kim, Dong-Geon

  • Received : 2015.07.13
  • Accepted : 2015.10.15
  • Published : 2015.12.31


In the long-term care insurance (LTCI) system, National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) provide counseling services for beneficiaries and their family caregivers, which help them use LTC services appropriately. The purpose of this study was to develop a Target Selection Model for the Counseling Services based on needs of beneficiaries and their family caregivers. To develope models, we used data set of total 2,000 beneficiaries and family caregivers who have used the long-term care services in their home in March 2013 and completed questionnaires. The Target Selection Model was established through various data-mining models such as logistic regression, gradient boosting, Lasso, decision-tree model, Ensemble, and Neural network. Lasso model was selected as the final model because of the stability, high performance and availability. Our results might improve the satisfaction and the efficiency for the NHIS counseling services.


long-term care insurance;NHIS counseling services;data-mining;Lasso


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