Facing A Tight Deadline, Long-Term Care Panel Holds First Meeting

Reporting for Kaiser Health News, Susan Jaffe writes: "The Commission on Long-Term Care held its first meeting Thursday on Capitol Hill with some members acknowledging that their late start adds to their challenges in offering Congress recommendations on how to finance the expensive services for seniors and disabled Americans. The panel is hobbled with a meager budget and staffing, and it is facing a three-month deadline for its report. Speakers at the meeting reminded the commission that the effort is daunting" (Jaffe, 6/28). Read the story.  

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