HHS Secretary promotes ACA provisions at briefing

The Kaiser Family Foundation convened a panel of health care and insurance experts to discuss the many opportunities for long-term services and supports and home and community-based service programs (HCBS) in the health reform law.  The panel specifically highlighted the expanded eligibility for Medicaid and for the Money Follows the Person program for individuals transitioning from institutions to the community, as well as the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) program.  Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius also address the group regarding CLASS and stated, “As more Americans come to depend on long-term services and supports, that’s a freedom we should fight to protect”.  See the briefing resources, including reports, presentation slides, and the archived webcast at http://www.kff.org/medicaid/medicaid-long-term-services-briefing-resources.cfm

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