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"Here Comes the Sun" is the Newsletter from Russo Law Group, P.C. specifically for the Special Needs Community. For more information on any of the articles you read here, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Alert: House Passes Amended American Health Care Act

Many seniors and those with disabilites need Medicaid to cover home care costs, which allow them to remain in their own homes while receiving care.


4 Reasons to Use an Elder Law Attorney for Medicaid Planning

As elder law attorneys, we meet with clients and help them create a plan for their future; many of these plans include planning for long-term care.


"Mr. Social Security" Pleads Guilty to Defrauding SSA of $550M in Disability Benefits

The Kentucky attorney who called himself “Mr. Social Security” pleaded guilty to working with doctors and a judge to procure $550 million in Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for clients who may not have been disabled.

Don't Confuse the Roles of Trustee and Care Manager

A trustee's level of involvement in the beneficiary's affairs can be confusing for beneficiaries and families, who may be under the impression that the trustee has the decision-making power in all aspects of a beneficiary’s life. 

Private School Vouchers for Students with Special Needs May Come with a Big Catch

The Trump administration is planning to allocate billions of public education dollars to expand private school voucher programs, but vouchers may not be the best option for families of special needs children.

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The ARC's Online Tool Helps Families Plan for the Future

Through its “Build Your Future” online tool, The Arc helps adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families plan ahead so they can live as independently as possible throughout their lives. 

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