Leaders in the U.S. Senate have called for a special review of how nursing homes handle residents' money placed in trust funds. The chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), cited a recent USA Today report as the reason for the request.
During last month's Senate healthcare debate, Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE) negotiated a deal that would exempt his state from having to pay its share of a proposed Medicaid expansion plan. Now he's calling for a similar deal for the other 49 states.
An attempt to kill off the Community Living Assistance Supports and Services (CLASS) Act was thwarted Friday.