The CLASS (Community Living Assistance Services and.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA; P.L. 111-148, as amended) initially established a federally administered voluntary LTC insurance program entitled the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program.

The CLASS Act, also referred to as the CLASS Program or more formally as the Community Living Assistance Services and Support (CLASS) Act was a long term care insurance program created by the federal government and signed into law in March 2010 under Affordable Care Act. In October, 2011 the law was repealed and the CLASS Act never came to be.

Community Living and Assistance Services and Supports.

Summary of the CLASS Act The CLASS Act establishes a national voluntary insurance program for purchasing community living assistance services and support, with the aim of helping individuals with functional limitations to achieve personal and financial independence while alleviating burdens on family caregivers.CLASS provides home- and community-based services to people with related conditions as a cost-effective alternative to placement in an intermediate care facility for individuals with an intellectual disability or a related condition.The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act Published: Oct 01, 2009 This issue brief provides a brief overview of the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS).


The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act program was a new voluntary long-term care insurance program created by the Affordable Care Act. The program was scheduled to be established in January 2011, and by October 2012 the HHS Secretary was expected to establish final program rules, with.This issue brief examines the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program, a component of the health reform law that establishes a national, voluntary insurance program for.

Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act (CLASS Act) Establishing a Voluntary, Self-Funding Long-Term Insurance Choice for American Families The Act provides Americans with a new option to finance long-term services and care in the event of a disability. It is a self-funded and voluntary long-term care insurance choice.

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Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program. The stated purpose of the CLASS program, among other things, is to provide a financing mechanism for long-term care services that supports personal choice and independence to live in the community.

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The Affordable Care Act of 2010 established the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Plan, a voluntary, publicly administered insurance program.

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The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Act. Those who contribute to the program must wait a minimum of five years before they become eligible to collect benefits.

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Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Provisions in PPACA Congressional Research Service Summary Under current law, the majority of paid long-term care (LTC) services are funded by public programs, such as Medicaid and Medicare. However, these programs are limited in scope and continue to face increased financial pressures.

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The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act (CLASS Act), introduced by Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) in the U.S. Senate and Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ) in the U.S. House of Representatives, creates a new national public insurance program, financed though payroll deductions, to help adults who have or develop functional impairments remain independent, employed and in their.

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Perspectives on the Community Living Assistance Services and Support (CLASS) ACT Bob Darnell, Dawn Helwig, Larry Pfannerstill, Allen Schmitz, and Jill Van Den Bos 2 September 2010 an InTroduCTIon To The Class aCT and ITs ImplICaTIons for IndIvIduals Title VIII of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is entitled the CLASS Act.

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Title VIII. Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act (CLASS Act) Title VIII. Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act (CLASS Act) Establishing a Voluntary, Self-Funding Long-Term Insurance Choice for American Families The Act provides Americans with a new option to finance long-term services and.

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Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act or the CLASS Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to create a national, voluntary disability insurance program (CLASS program) under which: (1) all employees are automatically enrolled, but are allowed to waive enrollment; (2) payroll deductions pay monthly premiums; and (3) two-tiered benefits are provided, based on the level of.

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Obamacare and the CLASS Act: Creating a Long-Term Care Entitlement Burden Brian Blase The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)1 created a new entitlement program, the Community Living Assistan ce Services and Support (CLASS) Program, to provide assistance for individ-uals who have difficulty with activities of daily.

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