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Topic - Kathy Greenlee
Democrats are digging in their heels over a recently suspended part of President Obama's health care law, saying they want to fix the flailing long-term care program instead of repealing it, as Republicans have proposed.
Kathy Greenlee, assistant secretary for aging at HHS, said the hope now is to engage "stakeholders of all types" in broad discussions.
In the course of the hearing, Ms. Greenlee said the administration spent $5 million analyzing CLASS before concluding it was untenable - drawing criticism from Sen. John Thune, a South Dakota Republican leading the repeal effort in the Senate.