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Building Infrastructure to Support CLASS: The Potential of Matching Service Registries

March 1, 2011

This brief provides an analysis of matching services registries in the U.S. The brief also makes several recommendations as to how those registries can be leveraged to improve long-term care delivery infrastructure — thereby easing the implementation of the CLASS Plan, a component of the Affordable Care Act. The brief is part of the CLASS Technical Assistance Brief Series published by The SCAN Foundation, and was written by members of the PHI policy team.

Key Takeaways

PHI identified 16 state-based and six regional matching service registries.
The CLASS Plan will require advances in infrastructure in long-term care delivery like matching service registries.
Matching service registries will have to consider how to best connect privately paying consumers with workers.

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