In June 2011, the Board approved NAELA preparing an amicus curiae brief to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Center for Special Needs Trust Administration v. Olson. The core issue involves the district court’s agreement with North Dakota Medicaid that a deposit into a pooled special needs trust for a man who was over age 65 was an uncompensated and penalizing transfer. The NAELA amicus, written by Craig Reaves, supported the Center and argued that the pooled trust deposit is not an uncompensated transfer under federal law.
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