Tag: CLASS Act

After CLASS: A Proposed Long-Term Care Insurance System

By Gloria Eldridge, PhD and Joanne Lynn, MD, MA, MS The announcement by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that the Community Living Services and Supports (CLASS) Act will not be implemented drew a call for Congressional hearings to account for dollars spent on CLASS preparation since the March 2010 Affordable Care Act

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CLASS ACT GONE, BUT COSTS OF AGING REMAIN

by Gloria N. Eldridge, PhD, MSc and Joanne Lynn, MD, MA, MS This posting first appeared on Altarum Institute’s Health Care Policy Forum, and is reprinted here with permission. Visit Altarum at http://www.altarum.org.  The Obama Administration abandoned the Community Living Services and Supports (CLASS) Act last month.  This public long-term care insurance program was slated

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