Long-Term Care: Overview
Class Act
Long-Term Care: Possible Solutions?
You should know this by now (Hodgepodge)

Roughly 2/3 of residents in a nursing home rely on [this government program] to pay for their care.



What federal act, part of the ACA and repealed in 2013, aimed to provide a voluntary long-term care insurance program?



What’s the name of the initiative in Washington that hopes to address LTC?

WA Cares


What is the minimum number of years one had to contribute to the CLASS Act program before claiming eligibility?

Five years.


Name at least two types of long-term care options.

- Assisted living facility

- Skilled nursing homes

- Home health aide (includes family)

- Adult day centers

- Hospice


What was the primary reason for repealing the CLASS Act just two years after it became effective?

Financial unsustainability


The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) recommends expanding access to HCBS for individuals with LTC needs who are ineligible for Medicaid. What does HCBS stand for?

Home and Community-Based Services


Name the Act that inadvertently encouraged the growth of the private nursing home industry by excluding residents in public institutions from financial assistance.

The Social Security Act of 1935.


In 2020, at least half of Americans' long-term care was funded via Medicaid, accounting for billions of dollars.

$200.1 billion


Under the CLASS Act, eligibility for receiving daily cash benefits required individuals to have this type of impairment or limitations, affecting their ability to perform two or more activities necessary for daily living.

Functional limitations or equivalent cognitive impairments.


The WISH Act introduces a novel federal long-term care program funded through payroll taxes. It proposes a significant amendment to the Title? of which Act?

Title II of the Social Security Act.


This Act, part of the American Rescue Plan 2021, provided additional funding to state Medicaid programs for LTC during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 2021 American Rescue Plan Act.