Archive for the tag 'Medicaid'

The ABLE Act creates tax advantaged savings accounts for individuals with disabilities, which in most cases will not jeopardize means tested government benefits such as Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). However, there are a number of limitations.

By: Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, P.C., Attorneys at Law The Division of Developmental Disabilities has fundamentally changed the ways in which individuals are found eligible for services through new rules for eligibility that went into effect on January 22, 2013. There are two big changes: On January 1, 2013, the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) […]

It can be difficult to understand Medicare and Medicaid and which covers what. Understanding the differences between the two is crucial for the proper and timely planning of your future and for the future of a child with a developmental disability.

Sometimes, HOW one deals with administrators who handle service requests can make a difference in what services they receive and how soon. Here are 5 tips that can help smooth your course as you deal with your state’s disability services agency.

People with disabilities who receive Medicaid sometimes face a difficult choice between working and continuing to receive benefits. Many individuals with disabilities who rely on government assistance benefits are unable to work, not because of a lack of interest or skill, but rather due to the very real fear of losing Medicaid.