Wednesday, October 19, 2011

CLASS Act: An $86 Billion Puzzle

In a late Friday “data dump,” the U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, announced that the long-term-care program established under ObamaCare, the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program, would not come into effect.

This humiliating reversal was expected. Late September, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services turned the lights out at the CLASS offices and reassigned the staff. It has long been understood that CLASS was impossible.

Read the entire article at John Goodman's Health Policy Blog.

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