Passing responsibilities down to lower levels of government should be undertaken primarily to place services closer to the people being served and to maximize administrative
Public retirement systems should establish a maximum vesting period of five years for DB
States and localities should move toward full funding of their retirement systems.
When economic conditions permit, states should accumulate budget reserves adequate to maintain services during recessions.
DeficitThe amount by which annual expenditures exceed annual revenues.
Federal policymakers should develop a comprehensive system for financing Long-Term Services and Supports
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Program participant cost-sharingThe share of insurance-covered costs that a person pays ou
Some tax revenues for a new LTSSLTSS encompasses a broad range of assistance w
The federal government should create some type of public social insurance benefit.