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A three-judge federal appeals court panel in Connecticut has likely ended an 11-year fight against a frustrating and confusing rule that left hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries without coverage for nursing home care, and no way to challenge a denial.
The VA is planning to expand several programs that allow senior veterans to age in their homes or live in home-like settings as alternatives to elder care facilities.
The FDA has given “breakthrough” status to a device known as StrandDx, which looks for molecular biomarkers in a strand of hair to evaluate how likely it is that a child is on the spectrum.
Social Security has been around since 1935, but there are still changes to the program every year.
The Social Security Administration plans to resume some in-person disability claims hearings this spring, after holding remote hearings for nearly two years.
First-year Melissa Shang helped form group at Harvard that pushes for education, representation, accessibility
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Reference tool for use in cross-border Medicaid planning for attorney clients with interests in multiple states