By Erika Katherine Johnson, MPH, PhD, and Prudence Fink Johnson, JD, LLM
This article discusses (a) practical solutions, based on current laws, for contactless or electronic signing of legal documents in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and (b) procedures for witnessing and notarizing legal documents remotely befor
By Lauren S. Marinaro, Esq.
Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Pub. L. 116-127), states that wish to take an enhanced 6.2 percent Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) must sustain all Medicaid-enrolled individuals in the program for the length of the COV
By Stephen J. Silverberg, CELA, CAP, AEP, Fellow
While protecting small businesses is the CARES Act’s primary purpose, it also contains provisions that benefit our clients.
By Dale M. Krause, JD, LLM, and Scott M. Engstrom, JD
Throughout this article, the authors maintain perspective by evaluating the need from which the current Medicaid laws and regulations arise — the need to provide long-term care for America’s aging population. They also shine a light on ways in which
By Kristine J. Williams, Esq.
Since the Medicaid program’s beginning, how Medicaid is funded, and thus the amount of people it is able to reach, is a crucial issue.
By Erica Asbell, Esq.
In a victory against harmful 1115 Medicaid waivers, the D.C. Circuit recently affirmed a district court ruling that struck down Arkansas’ proposed 1115 waiver.
By Terry Berthelot, MSW, JD
Medicare appeals are complicated. They are complicated because there are different kinds of Medicare, different
kinds of medical care, and different kinds
of Medicare appeals.
By Bruce A. Brightwell, Esq.
Although many legal thrillers are available to the public, few of them are related to the practice of elder law. But Proof — which won the 2018 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction — is an exception. Proof is the sequel to Tobisman’s first legal thrill
By NAELA Publications
The COVID-19 virus is causing disruption to businesses world-wide. NAELA has been asked to provide members with some basic information on managing their practices during an emergency. This is a constantly changing situation, so this information will
By Aimee Stern
The National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) often hears hesitancy from lawyers interested in taking the Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) exam. They say it’s a hard test with low passing rates or that they are already so busy between life and lawyerin