CLASS Act

Schock discusses pending legislation
2:52 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Schock Says Repeal of CLASS Act is Likely

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-18, Ill.)

Congressman Aaron Schock (R-18) of Illinois said a bill he has co-sponsored has cleared the House Ways and Means Committee.

The bill would repeal a part of the health care reform act called the CLASS Act.. The act would offer insurance that would pay for long-term care such as assisted living. The Department of Health and Human Services said in October the program is not viable for the long term. The deparment canceled the program.

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