Obama Aide: “Cautiously Optimistic” About the CLASS Act

Senior Obama Administration official Richard Frank says he is "cautiously optimistic" that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can build a viable government sponsored long-term care insurance program under the CLASS Act. CLASS is a national, voluntary long-term care insurance system that was included in the 2010 health reform law. Frank, a highly respected professor of health policy at Harvard Medical School, is Deputy Assistant [...]