Time is running out to use a potentially very lucrative Social Security benefits-claiming strategy. Spouses will no longer be able to use the "file and suspend" strategy after April 29, 2016.
Medicare prescription drug plans can change which drugs they cover, leaving you without coverage for a drug you need. Or you may switch plans into a plan that doesn't cover your medication.
A U.S. district court refuses to dismiss a claim for reformation of a pooled special needs trust to force the trust to distribute a deceased beneficiary's remainder interest to the [...]
A federal district court remands an SSI overpayment case to the administrative law judge in order to properly determine if a conservatorship account established for the SSI beneficiary was [...]
Florida ASNP member Scott Solkoff has been selected to receive the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys' 2016 John J. Regan Writing Award for his article "Report on the Patient Protection [...]
Average costs for new long-term care insurance coverage decreased slightly for some types of policyholders compared to a year ago, according to the 2016 Long Term Care Insurance Price Index.
A New Jersey appeals court overturns the state Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services' denial of a woman with disabilities' request for a motorized wheelchair to help her get [...]
Attendants Not Entitled to Compensation for Driving People with Disabilities to Medical Appointments
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals upholds a federal district court's decision to dismiss a case brought by a Colorado woman with disabilities who alleged discrimination after the state refused [...]
Medicaid Applicant's Irrevocable Trust Is an Available Resource Because Trustee Can Make Distributions
An Alabama appeals court rules that a Medicaid applicant's special needs trust is an available resource because the trustee had discretion to make payments under the trust. Alabama [...]