Monthly Archives: May 2017

American Health Care Act Sparks Controversy

2020-07-16T09:24:06-04:00

By Mary Alice Jackson, Esq. The American Health Care Act (ACHA), which has the objective of repealing and replacing major parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare), passed the U.S. House of Representatives on May 4, 2017, by a razor thin margin─217 in favor, 213 against. Not many stakeholders like the House’s plan [...]

American Health Care Act Sparks Controversy2020-07-16T09:24:06-04:00

Roundup: Inheritances/Caregivers/Court Filings

2020-04-30T16:19:49-04:00

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. The grandparents of my child with special needs left him an inheritance. What do we do? Without special needs planning, a well-intentioned inheritance can leave someone ineligible [...]

Roundup: Inheritances/Caregivers/Court Filings2020-04-30T16:19:49-04:00

Recognizing and Preventing Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Individuals with Disabilities and Older Adults

2020-07-13T10:20:35-04:00

By Roxanne J. Chang, Esq. Individuals who have disabilities or who are older are at higher risk of abuse, neglect and exploitation. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, approximately 30 percent of individuals with disabilities who need assistance with daily care, maintaining health and safety, and accessing the community have experienced some form [...]

Recognizing and Preventing Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Individuals with Disabilities and Older Adults2020-07-13T10:20:35-04:00

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