NAELA Journal Volume 9 Issue 2

Introduction to Part II of Symposium on the Future of Elder and Special Needs Law

By  Charles P. Golbert, Esq.
In celebration of NAELA’s 25th anniversary, we asked some of the country’s leading authorities to look at what has happened in key substantive areas of the law over the past quarter century, where we are now, and above all, to predict where we are he

The Future of Veterans’ Benefits

By  Sanford J. Mall, CELA, CAP
One of the most important duties of the U.S. government is to care for the nation’s veterans and their families.

The Future of Planning for Persons with Disabilities: What Challenges Will Arise?

By  Kevin Urbatsch, Esq., and Michele Fuller, Esq.
Special needs planning is a broad term that can mean different things to different people, but for purposes of this article, we use the term to encompass the legal, personal, and financial planning that enhances the quality of life of a person with a

Residential Models for Today’s and Tomorrow’s Older Adults

By  Shana Siegel, CELA, and Neil T. Rimsky, CELA, CAP
Growing up, many of us heard stories about places like the Grand Concourse in the Bronx or Flatbush in Brooklyn where our grandparents lived with their parents and their grandparents.

The Future of Caring for Elders in Their Homes: An Alternative to Nursing Homes

By  Bridget Haeg, Esq., MHA
Jeanne is one of the nation’s more than 40 million family caregivers or unpaid relatives who care for their aging or disabled family members. As her story demonstrates, family caregivers provide the long-term care these elderly or disabled individual

Case Note: Supreme Court Holds That the Medicaid Anti-Lien Provision Requires a Right to a Hearing

By  Ron M. Landsman, Esq., CAP
In Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services v. Ahlborn, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that Medicaid’s statutory duty to enforce subrogation of a beneficiary’s claim against a tort defendant for medical payments was limited by the Me

Case Note: Landmark Jimmo v. Sebelius Settlement Helps Medicare Patients Receive Skilled Care

By  Morris Klein, CELA, CAP
A settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will make it easier for patients to continue to receive skilled care services at a nursing facility, at home, or at a rehabilitation hospital.

Fall 2013


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