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Medicaid’s estate recovery claim is essentially a creditor’s claim allowing the State to recover medical assistance paid on behalf of recipients of long-term care Medicaid. Authority for the claim is found at 42 U.S.C. § 1396p(b). The claim is limited to the applicant’s estate, although State laws vary regarding what the estate looks like. As shown […]

Elle

Children with special needs have a right to a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive enironment. Information regarding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is available at Parent2Parent of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Educations’s IDEA website. Because I know him, […]

Elle

The following articles relating to Elder Care, Elder Law and Special Needs were found during the week of July 29, 2022: Health Related Articles: Barriers to and facilitators of ethical encounters at the end of life in a nursing home: an ethnographic study Home‐ and community‐level predictors of social connection in nursing home residents: A […]

Elle

We regularly post links to news articles and other resources that related to Elder Law and Special Needs Law. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Some cited resources are for professionals, but most are news or other helpful articles […]

The IRS says “it depends.” Different situations have different limitations periods (e.g., how long the IRS can go back to second-guess what you did). The following is a list of general guidelines based on current (7-21-2022) advice: Keep records for 3 years if situations (4), (5), and (6) below do not apply to you. Keep […]

Let’s assume Betty, a widow, will go to a Georgia nursing home in the near future (using 2022 eligibility rules and limits) and has the following resources: A home A retirement account A CD designated for burial in the amount of $14,000 One vehicle Savings of $15,000 Checking of $1,600 In addition to her resources, […]

Gibbs and Ali

We regularly post links to news articles and other resources that related to Elder Law and Special Needs Law. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Some cited resources are for professionals, but most are news or other helpful articles […]

Elle

*** Note: This issue is abbreviated due to the July 4th Holiday *** We regularly post links to news articles and other resources that related to Elder Law and Special Needs Law. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Some […]

A free webinar for civil attorneys and legal advocates was recently announced. It is presented by the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) and the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence (ABA CDSV) and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). All webinars will be held from 1-2:30 p.m. […]

Gibbs

We regularly post links to news articles and other resources that related to Elder Law and Special Needs Law. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Some cited resources are for professionals, but most are news or other helpful articles […]

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