SNA attorneys have ongoing involvement with a wide array of issues faced by individuals with disabilities, their families and the professionals who serve them. Below is a sampling of recent posts from member blogs:
New Report Finds that Spouses Who Are Caregivers Are More Likely than Other Caregivers to Perform Demanding Medical/Nursing Tasks
A study finds that spouses who are caregivers are less likely to receive in-home assistance from health care professionals, home care aides, family members or friends than adult children who are caregivers. Read about it.
Ongoing Child Support for a Child with Special Needs and Creation of a Special Needs Trust
Can creating a special needs trust for an adult child substitute for paying child support to a custodial parent? Learn more.
Update on Home- and Community-Based Care Programs
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued guidance for states in the design of home- and community-based programs funded by Medicare and Medicaid. Read on.