Loud and Clear: A Special Needs Conversation

When Good Fortune Means Upheaval: Careful Spend Downs Can Preserve Vital Benefits

By Carol S. Battaglia, Esq. Medicaid and SSI (Supplemental Security Income) often provide the bedrock of economic security for individuals with disabilities. But these needs-based programs require that recipients have no more than $2,000 in “countable resources-$3,000 for a married couple – meaning that receiving an inheritance, personal injury settlement or other lump sum can […]

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Posted: January 13th, 2015 | 5 Comments »