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From NPR — Health insurers that treat millions of seniors have overcharged Medicare by nearly $30 billion over the past three years alone, but federal officials say they are moving ahead with long-delayed plans to recoup at least part of the money. Officials have...read more
From USA Today — This coming August, we'll be celebrating Social Security's 84th anniversary since it was signed into law by Franklin Roosevelt. Over its nearly 84 years of existence, more than 79 of which have included payouts to retired workers, it's kept countless...read more
From Forbes — In June, the Department of Veterans Affairs chose to approve the use of a new, expensive anti-depressant despite concerns about the drug's effectiveness, and a backdrop of political speculation about the president's involvement. The drug, called...read more
Why an Elder Law or Special Needs Law Attorney?
What is Elder and Special Needs Law?
Elder and Special Needs Law are specialized areas of law that involve representing, counseling, and assisting seniors, people with disabilities, and their families in connection with a variety of legal issues, from estate planning to long term care issues, with a primary emphasis on promoting the highest quality of life for the individuals. Typically, Elder and Special Needs Law attorneys address the client’s perspective from a holistic viewpoint by addressing legal, medical, financial, social and family issues.
Demand for Elder and Special Needs Law Is Growing
The number of older individuals in the population is projected to increase to 71.5 million in 2030, representing nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population. As a result the need is growing for specialized legal advice about aging-related issues.
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Ohio NAELA Membership News
The Ohio Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys will hold an "UnProgram" in Dublin, Ohio (northwest suburb of Columbus) on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2-3. Open the attached PDF for the registration form (hotlink at bottom). See your email from...read more
The 2018 Ohio NAELA UnProgram will be held Aug. 3-4 at the Mohican State Park Lodge & Conference Center, 3116 OH-3, Loudonville, Ohio 44842 The UnProgram will run 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3 and 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, Aug. 4. Look for the registration...read more
New to Medicaid? Struggling to develop a strong Medicaid system? Let us help! The Ohio Chapter of NAELA will host a one-day practicum to walk you through the best practices for processing a Medicaid case, including defining the roles of attorneys and support staff....read more