It is often necessary to modify a home in one way or another to accommodate a person with special needs. But if the individual is the beneficiary of a special needs trust (SNT) and trust [...]
The Department of Health and Human Services recently investigated more than 200 instances of fraud and patient neglect in Medicaid-funded programs that provide caretakers for children, adults [...]
More and more states are switching to a managed care model when dealing with Medicaid long-term care patients, a change that has resulted in a loss of services in some cases.
The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act, federal legislation that will allow people with disabilities to create their own special needs trusts instead of having to rely on parents, grandparents, [...]
One of President-elect’s Donald Trump's campaign promises was to repeal the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, which would have implications for everyone covered by the insurance, but [...]
Parents who have a child with special needs in school will meet annually with the school district to develop an IEP (Individualized Education Program). These meetings can be overwhelming, [...]
Medicare recipients considering accepting Medicare’s hospice benefit will not be forced to make a fateful choice under a pilot program. The program will allow some Medicare beneficiaries [...]
The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act, federal legislation that will allow people with disabilities to create their own special needs trusts instead of having to rely on others, has [...]