Community

NAELA members, working together and learning from one another, have broad experience with legal issues affecting people as they age and people with disabilities.

Education

NAELA sponsors continuing education programs for attorneys and provides publications and educational materials to members.

Advocacy

NAELA leads and advocates on public policy issues facing members’ clients and their families.

News

Donald Trump Signs Bill Funding Veterans Medical Care Program

8/18/2017 |  Story

President Donald Trump has signed an emergency spending bill that will pump more than $2 billion into a program that allows veterans to receive private medical care at government expense.
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Super-Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Made Possible by Brain Scans

8/17/2017 |  Story

Researchers can spot early disease inroads well before symptoms occur.
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End-of-Life Advice: More Than 500,000 Chat on Medicare’s Dime

8/16/2017 |  Story

House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a budget that proposes trillions of dollars in cuts to the social safety net and other domestic programs while sharply boosting military spending
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Scientists Aim For Better, Cheaper Tests For Alzheimer's

8/15/2017 |  Story

Efforts to develop a treatment that stalls the memory-robbing devastation of Alzheimer's disease have so far been unsuccessful, but scientists are making strides in another important area: the development of better tests to tell who has the condition.
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Medicare Advantage Spends Less on Care, So Why Is It Costing So Much?

8/14/2017 |  Story

The Medicare Advantage program was supposed to save taxpayers money by allowing insurers to offer older Americans private alternatives to Medicare.
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Updates

August 2017 Advocacy Update
8/10/2017  Newsletter
NAELA Calls on CMS to Drop Proposal to Allow Pre-Dispute Arbitration in Nursing Homes - Under new leadership, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) seeks to reverse the prior Administration’s ban on pre-dispute binding arbitration provis
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NAELA to CMS: Don’t Allow Binding Arbitration in Nursing Home Agreements
8/9/2017  Press Release
This week, NAELA submitted a letter to CMS urging the agency to withdraw its new proposal to allow binding arbitration provisions with very few conditions.
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NAELA Celebrates Medicare and Medicaid Anniversary
7/28/2017  Press Release
As a result of these two programs, millions of Americans have been able to gain access to the basic health coverage and advanced technologies needed to live longer and healthier lives.
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NAELA Celebrates Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary
7/26/2017  Press Release
Congress enacted the ADA “to provide a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities.”
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NAELA President’s Statement on Senate Health Care Reform Legislation
6/23/2017  Press Release
NAELA President Hy Darling, CELA, CAP, released the following statement on the Better Care Reconciliation Act, the Senate’s version of the American Health Care Act, today.
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e-learning: Traditional Medicaid Planning

This online, self-paced, bite-sized digital workshop cover the key components of how to help clients plan for traditional Medicaid Planning for a single persons. This NAELA E-learning combines articles, expert videos, quizes and further suggested reading material.

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