Government Resources

Americans with Disabilities Act
This U.S. Department of Justice site includes information and numerous links relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act and enforcement.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

This U.S. Federal agency which administers Medicare, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. Learn more about the proposed rule that makes changes to both Medicare Part C and D.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Office of Older Americans
The central mission of the CFPB is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans—whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products.

Government Printing Office (GPO) Federal Digital System (FDsys)
FDsys provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.

Fannie Mae
Fannie Mae is a government-sponsored enterprise chartered by Congress to keep money flowing to mortgage lenders, to help strengthen the U.S. housing and mortgage markets, and to support affordable homeownership.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Elder Law attorneys frequently need quick access to IRS forms in order to obtain tax identification numbers for trusts, to obtain IRS power of attorney forms, or to file tax returns.

Library of Congress
The Library's website provides information about its programs,  services, online collections of American historical materials, legislative information, and guides to special collections.

The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare contains information on health and drug plans, facilities and doctors, and benefits and eligibility information.

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
Directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, NCEA is committed to helping national, state, and local partners in the field be fully prepared to ensure that older Americans will live with dignity, integrity, independence, and without abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP)

DALTCP is the component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services charged with developing, analyzing, evaluating, and coordinating HHS policies and programs which support the independence, productivity, health, and long-term care needs of children, working age adults, and older persons with disabilities.

Social Security Administration
Resources are available in English and Spanish, such as recent legislation, the Social Security Handbook, links to federal regulations, and information on legal employment with the Administration.

THOMAS (Library of Congress)
THOMAS was launched in January of 1995 and features federal legislative information.

The White House
This website features a wealth of government information and links. The best and most detailed information can be found in the Briefing Room.

Last updated November 10, 2011













National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
Non-profit association for attorneys specializing in Elder Law and Special Needs Law
Established in 1987
Over 4,500 members nationwide
Mailing Address
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
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