134 million Chinese covered by long-term care insurance
A total of 134 million Chinese people have long-term care insurance, according to official data.
Forty-nine cities across the country were listed in a pilot program to provide the insurance.
China's National Healthcare Security Administration and Ministry of Civil Affairs recently issued a document, setting standards to determine disability levels for those who will receive long-term care services.
The insurance covers the cost of care services when the insured is unable to undertake activities needed for daily living.