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Medicaid disparities: children with public insurance wait longer, denied more frequently

It is hard to imagine sick children could be seriously implicated and affected by public insurance disparities...federal law, after all, prohibits discirminatory treatment between patients who receive public vs. private insurance. … [Read more...]

New Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans

Good news for veterans! On April 6, 2011 a new statute was made Virginia law, awarding a real property tax exemption for permanently service-related disabled veterans and their surviving spouses. Originally approved by voters in … [Read more...]

New Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans

Good news for veterans! On April 6, 2011 a new statute was made Virginia law, awarding a real property tax exemption for permanently service-related disabled veterans and their surviving spouses. Originally approved by voters in … [Read more...]

$2.9 billion vaporized by elder financial abuse in 2009.

On-Board with Elder Justice?What is the Elder Justice Act? “The act authorizes federal funding for adult protective services in each state, demonstration projects, forensic centers and training for long-term care providers,” … [Read more...]

$2.9 billion vaporized by elder financial abuse in 2009

What is the Elder Justice Act? “The act authorizes federal funding for adult protective services in each state, demonstration projects, forensic centers and training for long-term care providers,” according to the ABA. Unlike … [Read more...]

What the American Middle Class Needs to Know: How to Protect the Family Home From Medicaid Recovery

Because the home is the largest asset a couple can keep while still qualifying for Medicaid, it is also usually the main target of estate recovery.Meet Sidney and RachelSidney and Rachel had lived in their home since it was new. … [Read more...]

What Costs Billions per Year and is the Leading Cause of Traumatic Brain Injury?

Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  These falls can cause devastating consequences; falls are the most common cause of Traumatic Brain Injuries, according … [Read more...]