Documents in the NTIS Technical Reports collection are the results of federally funded research. They are directly submitted to or collected by NTIS from Federal agencies for permanent accessibility to industry, academia and the public.  Before purchasing from NTIS, you may want to check for free access from (1) the issuing organization's website; (2) the U.S. Government Printing Office's Federal Digital System website http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys; (3) the federal government Internet portal USA.gov; or (4) a web search conducted using a commercial search engine such as http://www.google.com.
Accession Number PB2012-103998
Title Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Program: 2011 Report to Congress.
Publication Date Dec 2011
Media Count 26p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract On October 14, 2011, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) informed Congress that HHS had not identified a Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program benefit plan that is both actuarially sound for the next 75 years and consistent with the requirements of Title VIII of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (the CLASS Act). Following this announcement, HHS suspended program implementation activities. Effective January 1, 2011, the CLASS Act established the CLASS program as a federally administered, voluntary insurance program to help working adults cover some costs of long-term-care services and supports. The CLASS Act requires the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) to submit an annual report to the Secretary and Congress on the overall progress of the CLASS program and the existence of waste, fraud, and abuse in the program. Each report must include findings in four areas: providing cash benefits; determining eligibility; providing quality assurance and protecting against waste, fraud, and abuse; and recouping unpaid and accrued benefits.
Keywords Abuse
Adults
Cash benefits
Community Living Assistance Services and Supports(CLASS)
Community services
Costs
Elderly persons
Elgibibility determination
Fraud
Implementation
Long term care
Office of the Inspector General(OIG)
Quality assurance
Regulations
Support services


 
Source Agency Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
NTIS Subject Category 44K - Health Services
44Q - Health Related Costs
92C - Social Concerns
Corporate Author Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC. Office of the Inspector General.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1208
Contract Number N/A

Science and Technology Highlights

See a sampling of the latest scientific, technical and engineering information from NTIS in the NTIS Technical Reports Newsletter

Acrobat Reader Mobile    Acrobat Reader