CLASS Act Law and Legal Definition
The Class Act is officially known as the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act of 2009. The Act provides for a national voluntary disability insurance program. The Act amends the Public Health Service Act, the Social Security Act, and the Internal Revenue Code.
The goals of the legislation are:
1. to expand availability of long-term care; and
2. to reduce government spending.
The Act is a part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. The Act came into effect after signing in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.