Long-term care providers dodge bullets in fiscal cliff deal, but CLASS (Act) is out
Jan 03, 2013
Long-term operators are cheering that Congress averted cutting Medicare payments through sequestration this week, and they’re glad that another one-year postponement of physician pay cuts didn’t...
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...
Obama administration has missed half of health law’s legal deadlines, report claims
Jun 07, 2012
The Department of Health and Human Services missed roughly half of its legal deadlines for implementing the Affordable Care Act, a new report from a right-leaning advocacy group asserts.
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.
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.
Providers ‘working very hard’ to ensure Senate doesn’t vote for CLASS Act repeal
Dec 01, 2011
The House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to repeal the CLASS Act on Wednesday, making a full House vote possible by the end of the year. Meanwhile, providers in favor of the law have intensified efforts...
CLASS supporters continue calls to revive the program
Oct 27, 2011
CLASS proponents received a jolt of support Wednesday when a handful of Democrats advocated giving the long-term care insurance program another chance.
A blow to healthcare reform
Jan 20, 2010
The buzz among long-term care providers today, as expected, is the upset in the Massachusetts Senate race. How healthcare reform will play out now is anyone’s guess.