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Commission on Long-Term Care Report to the Congress September 30, 2013 Commission on Long-Term Care (U.S.)

Commission on Long-Term Care Report to the Congress September 30, 2013

Commission on Long-Term Care (U.S.)

Published October 24th 2013
ISBN : 9780160921025
Paperback
138 pages
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On September 30, 2013, the Commission on Long-Term Care formally released its comprehensive Final Report to Congress in which it endorsed a package of 28 recommendations “for addressing our nation’s challenges with delivering and financing long-termMore On September 30, 2013, the Commission on Long-Term Care formally released its comprehensive Final Report to Congress in which it endorsed a package of 28 recommendations “for addressing our nation’s challenges with delivering and financing long-term care services and supports (LTSS).”The Commission on Long-Term Care was established under Section 643 of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (P.L. 112-240), signed into law January 2, 2013, to be comprised of fifteen commissioners. Three members each were appointed by the President of the United States, the majority leader of the Senate, the minority leader of the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the minority leader of the House of Representatives. The report is the result of the directives of the statute which required the Commission to:“…develop a plan for the establishment, implementation, and financing of a comprehensive, coordinated, and high-quality system that ensures the availability of long-term services and supports [LTSS] for individuals in need of such services and supports, including elderly individuals, individuals with substantial cognitive or functional limitations, other individuals who require assistance to perform activities of daily living, and individuals desiring to plan for future long-term care needs.” and vote on a comprehensive and detailed report based on the long-term care plan… [described above].