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 Leonard F. Berg
This letter is in response the 2019 NAELA three-part webinar series titled, “End of Life Issues – Growing National Debate About Medical Aid in Dying (MAID).”
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
By Hyman G. Darling, CELA, CAP, Fellow
The IRS is giving charitable donors a significant benefit in not paying taxes on distributions from IRAs. Making a charitable contribution to the NAELA Foundation directly from an IRA can benefit donors who are at 70-1/2 years or older.
By Aimee Stern
Is becoming a Certified Elder Law Attorney, or CELA as it is called, worth it? That’s a question many elder law attorneys ask. They know that the test is difficult, it takes time to prepare for the test, and many who take it don’t pass the first tim
By Anna Sappington, Esq.
Persons with disabilities rely on special needs trusts (SNTs) to pay for goods and services that enhance their quality of life. The rules that govern SNTs primarily come from the Social Security Administration (SSA). In 2018, SSA fundamentally altere
By Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
CFP Board is the professional body for financial planners that issues the Certified Financial PlannerTM and CFP® certification marks.