Bipartisan Senate Plan Repeals Class Act, Pays For SGR Reform And Mandates Up To $202B More In Health Savings
A bipartisan Senate deficit plan floated Tuesday morning would repeal the controversial long-term care insurance program -- or the CLASS ACT -- included in the health care law as part of a $500 billion "down payment" on a "aggressive two-step" legislative process led by committees of jurisdiction to reduce the deficit by a total of $3.7 trillion over 10 years.
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