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Elder Law and Special Needs News

December 2020

 To Clients, Colleagues and Friends:

All of us from Julian Gray Associates wish you and your family Happy Holidays and the best in 2021!

Please note that our office will be closed on December 24th and 25th as well as December 31st and January 1st, 2021.

Featured Articles

Hospital Discharge Planning for Medicare Beneficiaries: Know Your Rights
Good discharge planning when a patient leaves a hospital can decrease the chances of readmittance and aid in recovery. This article addresses a Medicare beneficiary’s rights, and a hospital’s obligations, regarding discharge planning.
Annuities and Medicaid Planning
Immediate annuities can be ideal Medicaid planning tools for spouses of nursing home residents. Careful planning is needed to make sure an annuity will work for you or your spouse.

What's In The News

Medicare Premiums to Increase Slightly in 2021
Medicare premiums are set to rise a modest amount next year, but still cut into any Social Security gains. The basic monthly premium will increase $3.90, from $144.60 a month to $148.50.
Ability to Withdraw Money Early from Retirement Plan Without Penalty Expires at the End of the Year
If you are experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic, you may want to consider withdrawing money from your retirement account while you still can. The special exemption allowing early withdrawals without a penalty ends soon.
President-Elect Biden’s Promises to People with Disabilities Are Numerous

President-elect Joe Biden has made more promises to the disability community than perhaps any incoming president in U.S. history, raising the hopes of advocates. 

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