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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Authority of the Secretary of HHS to Make Exceptions to Minimum Earnings Requirement for Eligibility Under the CLASS Act

To: Hon. Charles Boustany, Jr.
Attention: Mike Thompson

Edward C. Liu
Legislative Attorney

This memorandum responds to your request for an analysis of the scope of the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to define exceptions to the minimum earnings requirement for purposes of being considered an eligible beneficiary under § 3202(6)(C) of the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) as added by the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act (CLASS Act).

Date of Report: March 15, 2011
Number of Pages: 4
Order Number: M-031311
Price: $19.95

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