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House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Examining the Financing and Delivery of Long-Term Care in the U.S.”

PRESS RELEASE: Advance CLASS Applauds House Energy and Commerce Bipartisan Hearing on Long -Term Care Financing

Washington, DC (February 29, 2016) -- Advance CLASS, Inc., commends the House Energy and Commerce Committee for its decision to hold a bipartisan hearing "Examining the Financing and Delivery of Long-Term Care in the U.S." Advance CLASS is pleased that both Republicans and Democrats recognize the importance of, and the pressing need to address the lack of long-term services and supports (LTSS) in this country for those in need. READ MORE... 

PRESS RELEASE - Senator Schumer - Disability Integration Act

(January 11, 2016) Late last week, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) made public the Disability Integration Act of 2015. The legislation is aimed at giving individuals with disabilities the ability to live at home, in the community, with community-based services and supports.READ MORE... 

Urban Institute and Milliman, Inc. Release New Long Term Services and Supports Modeling

At a Health Affairs briefing on November 17, 2015, The Urban Institute and Milliman, Inc. released new Long Term Care financing policy modeling results. This work shows different ways that the issues of long term services and supports can be addressed across the nation.

 -  Watch a video about how high costs of care impact individuals, families, and society

 -  Read the open access article in Health Affairs

 -  Read detailed reports by the Urban Institute & Milliman, Inc.

 -  Read the SCAN Foundation’s short summary of this policy modeling work

"There Must Be A Better Way" Videos

Click the images below to view these personal stories of hardship without long term care options.


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By sharing your stories, your voices will echo loudly throughout the country on the important issue of long term care.  Click here to share YOUR story!

You can also view compelling accounts submitted by others who have shared their personal stories of hardship without long term care options.

"CLASS Act Must Not Be Repealed"

Title: CLASS Act Must Not Be Repealed

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

Date: 11 February 2012

Author: P. John Alfano

URL: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2012/02/11/class-act-must-not-be-repealed.html

Summary: LeadingAge Ohio President and CEO responds to February news briefing in Columbus Dispatch on why the CLASS Act is so important for seniors and people with pre-existing conditions.