Wednesday, June 29, 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
From: 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-031511
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