There’s been a lot of talk lately about what constitutes “comprehensive” health insurance coverage — and long-term care notably has not been part of this national conversation.
Peppering the CLASS Act’s demise
Jan 04, 2013
If there’s one thing early January always delivers, it’s a cornucopia of coming-year predictions. But as far as long-term care is concerned, it might be more helpful to look back to 1990. The...
Nursing home chief: An Obama victory would be better
Oct 23, 2012
Hours before the final presidential debate started Monday, LeadingAge President and CEO Larry Minnix made it clear whom he thought long-term care providers need to vote for. While not outright campaigning...
CBO won’t have an estimate on Affordable Care Act’s deficit impact prior to House repeal...
Jul 10, 2012
The Congressional Budget Office is still assessing the impact of the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act decision on the federal deficit and won’t have an estimate until the end of July. That...
All eyes turn to the Senate over the fate of the CLASS Act
Feb 03, 2012
Providers will be among the interested stakeholders watching closely for signs whether the Senate will follow the House’s lead and vote to repeal the CLASS Act. Many observers believe the Democrat-led...
House repeals CLASS Act
Feb 02, 2012
The House of Representatives repealed the CLASS Act on Wednesday night, although its future is far from clear.
Many observers expect Republican efforts to repeal CLASS will die in the Senate, where there...
House committee passes bill repealing CLASS Act
Jan 19, 2012
As expected, the House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill on Wednesday repealing the CLASS Act.
House GOP continue with CLASS repeal efforts
Jan 18, 2012
With Congress back in session, House Republicans are back at trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s disability insurance benefit.
Yes, it was a good year
Dec 22, 2011
If you’re like most operators, you’re probably staggering toward the end-of-year holidays. And your unsteady gait may have nothing to do with spiked eggnog.
CLASS Act remains safe from repeal for rest of the year
Dec 14, 2011
Advocates for the CLASS Act can take some comfort in knowing that efforts for full repeal of the program are at a dead end, at least for the rest of this year.