Providers outraged: ‘Gang of Six’ spending proposal would eliminate CLASS Act
Jul 20, 2011
Providers immediately ripped a new deficit-reduction proposal Tuesday that was announced by a bipartisan group of influential U.S. Senators and endorsed at least modestly by both the White House and some...
Deficit commission votes not to send proposals to Congress
Dec 06, 2010
A commission charged with finding ways to reduce the deficit last week voted against proposals that recommend killing the CLASS Act and increasing the Social Security retirement age.
Senate to debate healthcare bill, elder abuse gains attention
Nov 24, 2009
The U.S. Senate over the weekend narrowly approved a motion to begin debate on its version of healthcare reform. The legislation includes a significant expansion of the Elder Justice Act and other provisions...