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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
The Apellate Process Explained - Kathi Sandweiss discusses the appeals process and what it can and can't do for your situation.
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
Is there a way to safely use social media in the interview process?
By the time you read this article, if you are a skilled nursing facility (SNF), you will already be subject to new surveyor guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on advance directives and...more
In This Issue:
Planning For College – 529 Accounts; Estate Planning - IRS Issues Temporary Portability Regulations; and Filial Support and Mr. Pittas.
Excerpt from Planning For College – 529 Accounts
In This Issue:
Introduction; Advanced Directives; Learning Which of Your Residents Has an Advance Directive; Living Wills; Requirements of a Valid Living Will; Do Not Resuscitate/DNR Orders; Some Other Common Subjects of...more
The Massachusetts Legislature today voted to pass the FY2013 budget conference report which includes sections that will alter key provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 111N, the state’s so-called Gift Ban Law. After weeks of...more
While the increase of the Medicaid penalty divisor rate is a good thing, the divisor rate is supposed to mimic what a family privately pays for a semi-private room in New Jersey. Now, things might be different in other...more
As of January 1, 2012, the average cost of skilled nursing care in Pennsylvania is $8,112.13 per month. Recall that according to national statistics, approximately 50% of nursing care throughout the country is paid by...more
Columbia, MO – April 20, 2012 -- A loving daughter agrees to be her mother’s healthcare agent. A thoughtful mother completes a DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) and DNI (Do Not Intubate) forms. The mother even goes so far as to wear a...more
Columbia, MO – April 20, 2012 -- Alisa M. Dotson, Esq. watched a video of a loving daughter who agrees to be her mother’s healthcare agent. A thoughtful mother completes a DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) and DNI (Do Not Intubate)...more
New Jersey accounted for 30% of the most important court rulings on elder law issues in 2011. The crib notes version? Stay within the line and intent of the law to get the results that you want. The courts are supporting...more
IN THIS NEWSLETTER:
BUDGET CONTROL ACT OF 2011
After much debate and brinkmanship, on August 2, 2011 President Obama signed the “Budget Control Act of 2011”.
PLANNING AND PAYING FOR LONG-TERM CARE (PART 2...more
One of the biggest questions in determining Medicaid eligibility for long term care is what are the person's "Available Assets" our "Countable Assets". The Countable Assets must be spent down to $2000/$4000 for Medicaid...more
IN THIS ISSUE: 2011 Tax Law Changes; Estate Planning and the 2010 Tax Act; Planning and Paying for Long-term Care (Part 1 in a Series);McNees Welcomes Scott Alan Mitchell.
Please see full newsletter below for more...more
Courtesy of ElderLawAnswers.com, below is a roundup of the most influential elder law court decisions of 2010, together with my thoughts as to how those cases might carry into New Jersey. The Medicaid Annuity is still...more
Gov. Corzine signed new legislation this week, known as “Ronnie’s Law,” that requires fiduciaries (such as executors, testamentary guardians and testamentary trustees) of estates of developmentally disabled individuals to...more
In this case, the applicant’s Medicaid eligibility plan involved making a loan to a relative. The borrowing relative signed a promissory note agreeing to repay the note in monthly installments, including interest. The note...more
Residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) in New Jersey are provided with statutory protections under both federal and New Jersey state law. This article,...more
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