The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act
Nine out of 10 nursing homes in America have at least one convicted criminal on staff, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General. The OIG recommends developing a nationwide criminal background check program.
The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act, or the CLASS Act, which was created under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, has a few hurdles to clear after the midterm elections before it can become a success. That was the message discussed Tuesday morning at the "Implementing the CLASS Act: Financing Long-Term Care in the United States" forum held at the National Press Club.