Joe Biden "The bottom line isthat a mobilized caregiving and early education workforce wouldsave working families time and money," Biden said. (Photo: TiffanyHagler-Geard/Bloomberg)

(Bloomberg) –Joe Biden said Tuesday it is a moral and aneconomic necessity for the government to better support those whocare for children and the elderly, as he announced a sweeping planto address the country's "caregiving crisis."

As the third part of his agenda to rebuild the economy once thecoronavirus has been defeated, Biden outlined a $775 billionprogram over 10 years that would add jobs and boost pay forcaregivers, eliminate the waiting list for home and community careunder Medicaid and provide preschool for all 3- and4-year-olds.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
NOT FOR REPRINT

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.