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By Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, P.C., Attorneys at Law
The Arc of New Jersey join’s HF&P in bringing you this article.
The Importance of Maintaining Medicaid Eligibility
The New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is changing the way it is doing business. Under DDD’s new eligibility rules, services will only be provided to individuals age 21 [...]
the cost of long-term care insurance will increase and the approval processes will become more difficult as more major insurance companies cease offering these policies. Medicaid will pay for long-term care; however, eligibility for Medicaid is limited to people with limited assets. Therefore, most people will either pay for nursing home care themselves, divest themselves of assets in order to achieve eligibility for Medicaid before the need for nursing home care arises, or purchase long-term care insurance.
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.
Hinkle, Fingles & Prior presented with The Family Support Center of New Jersey’s Community Partner Award.
This article provides a thumbnail sketch of standard elder law basics with additional points that apply to parents of a person with a significant disability
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.
By: S. Paul Prior, Esq.
As of June 18, 2009, both the State of New Jersey Assembly and Senate passed a Bill, S.2238, requiring health benefits coverage for certain therapies for the treatment of autism and other developmental disabilities. The Bill is headed to the Governor’s Office for signature.
Under the Bill, coverage for the following services [...]
By S. Paul Prior, Esq. and Herbert D. Hinkle, Esq.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is available to people whose disabilities prevent gainful employment. In order to be eligible, an individual must not have greater than $2,000 in countable resources and earn less than approximately $650 in monthly income. Because the income and resources of parents are [...]