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 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.