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Statement From Larry Minnix, President & CEO of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, on the Senate Finance Committee Hearing 'The Role of Long-term Care in Health Reform' and the Reintroduction of the CLASS Act
Date:3/25/2009

at requires a national solution.
  • Universality with Limited Opt-Out - Create a public program that allows all people, including individuals with disabilities and those near retirement, the opportunity to contribute to and prepare for the costs of long-term services and supports. Make participation as convenient as possible but give people the limited choice to opt out.
  • Public/Private Partnership - Provide a strong foundation of protection while providing opportunities for personal planning that include a role for private sector options.
  • Affordability and Risk Pooling - Provide for broad pooling of risk and appropriate low-income subsidies to make premiums affordable enough so that all people, regardless of income and health status, can participate. Ensure that a new program does not force people to impoverish themselves to qualify.
  • Fiscal Responsibility - Provide actuarially sound funding, such as through voluntary premiums that build reserves over time sufficient to pay for future needs in a way that is affordable to individuals and to society as a whole.
  • Relieve Pressure on Medicaid - Provide additional long-term services and supports funding mechanisms that will help take the pressure off of future Medicaid expenditures, while preserving the guaranteed safety net.
  • Consumer Choice and Control - Promote independence and dignity across the broad continuum of services and supports by ensuring beneficiaries the right to control and choose what services they receive, how and where they are delivered and who provides them.
  • Support Family Caregivers - Recognize and support the central role families and other informal caregivers play in planning for and providing long-term services and supports, including developing strategies to support working caregivers to maintain their financial security.
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