The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

92% of nursing homes have hired a convicted criminal, OIG report finds

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.

Setting premiums could present obstacle for CLASS Act implementation, expert says

Setting premiums could present obstacle for CLASS Act implementation, expert says

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.