HHS has published a notice announcing the establishment of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) CLASS Independence Advisory Council, which will help implement the ACA national voluntary insurance program for purchasing “community living assistance services and support” or “CLASS.” The Council specifically is charged with providing HHS with guidance on the development of the CLASS Independence Benefit Plan, the determination of monthly premiums under such plan, and the financial solvency of the program. Nominations to the Council will be accepted until December 1, 2010.