Posts tagged "long term care"
With the potential federal government shutdown, the Syrian civil war and the Navy Yard killings in the news, it is not surprising that the recently released final report of the federal Commission on Long-Term Care received scant attention in the media. Although a few perfunctory articles appeared, the recommendations neither stimulated public debate about how... Read more »
A flurry of activity, envisioned by Obamacare (ACA) and driven by fiscal necessity, is beginning to transform how providers of long term services and supports (LTSS) address the needs of older adults. Despite the growing interest in how the ACA will change healthcare delivery for working Americans, there is not much public coverage on the changes, which... Read more »
The America Taxpayer Relief Act (Act) of 2012 provides for a new federal Commission on Long-Term Care (Commission) to develop a plan for: the establishment, implementation and financing of a high-quality system to ensure the viability of long–term services and supports for individuals, individuals with substantial cognitive or functional limitations, other individuals who require assistance... Read more »
The American Tax Payer Relief Act of 2012 includes the following two provisions relevant to the LTSS community: Repeal of the CLASS Program: Implementation of the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports(CLASS) program, which was passed as part of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 and subsequently suspended in October 2011, was unceremoniously repealed by the... Read more »