Monthly Archives: February 2016

Roundup: When You Suspect a Disability/Guardianship Mediation/Nursing Home Discharges

2016-05-30T14:48:15+00:00

SNA attorneys have ongoing involvement with the wide-ranging issues faced by individuals with disabilities, their families and the professionals who serve them. Below is a sampling of posts from member blogs and newsletters. When You Suspect Your Child May Have a Disability... It can be overwhelming to realize that your child may have a disability. Read tips [...]

Roundup: When You Suspect a Disability/Guardianship Mediation/Nursing Home Discharges2016-05-30T14:48:15+00:00

Katie Beckett Waiver Brings Home Care to Kids with Serious Disabilities

2019-07-03T12:33:14+00:00

By Tara Anne Pleat, Esq.In many states, the Medicaid program can generally be seen as having a strong institutional bias when it comes to coverage of long-term care, forcing many families to place loved ones in skilled care facilities or similar institutional settings, despite longstanding efforts to serve individuals with disabilities in mainstream settings. As [...]

Katie Beckett Waiver Brings Home Care to Kids with Serious Disabilities2019-07-03T12:33:14+00:00

Special Needs and the Affordable Care Act

2019-08-26T19:23:52+00:00

Shirley B. Whitenack, Esq. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed nearly six years ago and its insurance exchanges are over two years old. How have individuals with disabilities fared under the new system, which is meant to make health coverage universally available? Improvements are undeniable, but gaps remain. While there are more options, making [...]

Special Needs and the Affordable Care Act2019-08-26T19:23:52+00:00

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