When an SSI beneficiary finds out that he is going to receive an inheritance, his first reaction may be to refuse to accept it. But this refusal, also known as a disclaimer, might make [...]
The 2016 presidential candidates have a wide range of proposals, from raising the full retirement age (most of the Republican candidates) to increasing the minimum benefit (Bernie Sanders and [...]
As long-term care insurance premiums keep rising and fewer companies are offering policies, seniors are looking for other ways to help pay for long-term care. Annuity "nursing home [...]
What documents are needed to set up a Medicare Set-Aside?
If you don't pay your debts, creditors can get a court order to garnish your wages, but what if your income comes from Social Security? The answer is that it depends on the kind of [...]
Medicare has made discussions with health care providers about end-of-life options a covered benefit.
A federal district court grants a Medicaid beneficiary's request for a preliminary injunction preventing the Connecticut Department of Social Services from treating two trusts established for [...]
The Academy of Special Needs Planners has signed on to a letter drafted by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) asking the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) [...]