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Elder Law and Special Needs News

May 2021

 To Clients, Colleagues and Friends:

We are pleased to announce our Healthcare Professional’s Conference will be taking place on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe.

Registration will open July 1st at

Featured Articles

Center For Medicare And Medicaid Services Update Nursing Home Visitation Guidelines
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) in consultation with the Centers for Disease and Prevention (“CDC”) has issued new guidelines for nursing homes to increase visitation while the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Medicaid Recipients Have a Little More Time to Spend Down Their Stimulus Money
The one-year deadline for nursing home residents on Medicaid to spend down their first round of stimulus checks is here, but they may have a little extra time.

What's In The News

IRS Announces That Face Masks and Related Purchases Are Tax Deductible
The IRS has announced that the tax deduction for medical expenses includes amounts spent on face masks, sanitizer and other products purchased to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Can an IRA Affect Medicaid Eligibility?
For many Medicaid applicants, individual retirement accounts (IRAs) are one of their biggest assets. If you do not plan properly, IRAs can count as an available asset and affect Medicaid eligibility.
Does Your Child’s Special Needs Trust Need a Tune-Up? Probably.

It's easy to throw your new special needs trust into a drawer and forget about it.  While having a plan in place is a great start, the trust and related documents do need to be maintained.


Jennifer Rose, CELA has been with the firm for 14 years!

Jennifer assists clients in all aspects of asset preservation as it relates to long-term care including pre-planning, Medicaid application process and VA Benefits planning. She also enjoys her focus in Special Needs Planning.

Thank you Jennifer for your years of dedication!

Happy Memorial Day!

Our office will be closed on Monday, May 31st in observance of the holiday.

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