Monthly Archives: May 2014

Attorneys Explain Interplay of SNTs and Medicare Set-Asides

2019-07-03T14:25:38+00:00

Representing SNA at the recent annual conference of the National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP), Kristen L. Behrens, of the Begley Law Group, and Shannon A. Laymon-Pecoraro, of the Hook Law Center, discussed how to integrate Medicare set-asides (MSAs) with first party special needs trusts (SNTs) created to hold personal injury settlements. An SNT [...]

Attorneys Explain Interplay of SNTs and Medicare Set-Asides2019-07-03T14:25:38+00:00

Blog Roundup: Home and Community Care/Least Restrictive Environment/”Sole Benefit” SNT Distributions/Hospitals and Family Caregivers

2019-09-17T12:14:19+00:00

HCBS--A Cost-Effective Method of Providing Care Home and community-based care is less expensive than nursing home care and has the potential to ease states' Medicaid burden. Read on. http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/2014/05/hcbs-a-cost-effective-method-of-providing-care.html Does the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) Work for Your Child? An inclusive environment isn't always the best educational solution for a student with special needs. Read [...]

Blog Roundup: Home and Community Care/Least Restrictive Environment/”Sole Benefit” SNT Distributions/Hospitals and Family Caregivers2019-09-17T12:14:19+00:00

Missing the Mark – Government Housing Programs for People with Special Needs

2019-08-26T19:10:06+00:00

By Mary E. O'Byrne, Esq., and Stephen W. Dale, Esq. In the first article of this three-part series, we examined the scope and causes of the crisis in housing for individuals with disabilities. Here, we describe government efforts to address it. The performance of government at all levels has been inconsistent with regard to the [...]

Missing the Mark – Government Housing Programs for People with Special Needs2019-08-26T19:10:06+00:00

Understanding SNT Groundrules Can Avoid Disappointment

2019-08-26T19:10:22+00:00

By Bridget O’Brien Swartz Vice President & Senior Trust Officer First International Bank & Trust Beneficiaries and their families generally have high expectations regarding special needs trusts (SNTs), which are designed to enhance quality of life for a loved one with disabilities without threatening eligibility for means-tested government programs. But SNTs are subject to regulation, [...]

Understanding SNT Groundrules Can Avoid Disappointment2019-08-26T19:10:22+00:00

FIND YOUR ATTORNEY