Volume 32 Issue 1

Tax Section: New 401k Rules May Impact Medicaid Determinations for Couples

By  Lauren S. Marinaro, Esq.
Practitioners should be aware of this new rule and how it interacts with a state’s Medicaid regulations.

Medicare, Medicaid, and Health Care Advocacy Section: Helping With Your Clients' Non-Legal Needs

By  Jennifer Balmos, Esq.
Learn how care managers and patient advocates can help your clients. Each has a different role during a health care crisis or ongoing illness.

Featured Volunteers: Meet Three NAELA Members Who Are Giving Back to the NAELA Community

By  NAELA Publications
Meet these NAELA volunteers and learn how giving back your time as a volunteer helps you and other NAELA members.

NAELA Summit: Inspiration, Camaraderie, and Hands-On Learning: 2019 Summit Review

By  Crystal West Edwards, CELA, and Valerie Geiger, Esq.
With monuments and memorials, world class restaurants and diverse neighborhoods, our nation’s capital was the perfect city to host this year’s Summit in November.

NAELA Summit: Seminar Reviews

By  Eric Einhart, Esq., and Leonard Mondschein, CELA, CAP
Reviews of four popular sessions from the 2019 NAELA Summit in Washington, DC

Trusts Section: Seven Pitfalls and Six Solutions of the Medicaid 5-Year Trust

By  Meghan M. Teigen, Esq., and Mark T. Johnson, CELA
In an effort to encourage comprehensive analysis of this planning strategy, this article highlights the pitfalls of a 5-year trust, along with some solutions to the pitfalls.

NAELA Annual Conference: Experience NAELA's 2020 Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington

By  NAELA Publications
Mark your calendar for NAELA’s only national meeting in 2020. Plan to join us in the unique city of Seattle for the 2020 Annual Conference on Thursday, April 30 and Friday, May 1.

Elder Law Basics: The Durable Power of Attorney and Bank Disapproval

By  Robert J. Shanahan Jr., Esq.
Increasingly, attorneys are reporting that their durable powers of attorney are being rejected by bank branches.

President's Message: Volunteering, Collaborating, and Making a Difference

By  Jennifer L. VanderVeen, CELA, CAP, Fellow
Volunteering is a win/win. You'll be giving back to your professional community while expanding your network and expertise.

Advocacy/Public Policy: 2019 Was Supposed to Be a Quiet Year for NAELA Advocacy. It Wasn't.

By  David M. Goldfarb, Esq., CAE
After several years of combatting Medicaid eligibility cuts in Congress, it looked as if NAELA could “relax” and focus on more productive issues, such as expanding access to home and community-based services (HCBS).

Jan/Feb/Mar 2020

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