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Third Circuit Rules on Medicare Repayment in New Jersey


In Taransky v. U.S., the Third Circuit ruled that Medicare can recover conditional payments despite New Jersey’s collateral source rule. Medicare has a right to repayment when it pays for healthcare for a Medicare beneficiary, who then recovers those healthcare costs from a tortfeasor.  For example, if Jane, a senior … Continue reading


New Jersey Medicaid to Allow Miller Trusts


New Jersey residents with higher incomes may soon have new options for long term care. New Jersey Medicaid announced it intends to clear the way for Miller trusts.  NJ Medicaid will request approval from the federal government to discontinue its Medically Needy program for long term care.  This would allow … Continue reading


Pennsylvania Legalizes Same-sex Marriage


This week, New Jersey’s neighbor Pennsylvania became the 19th state to legalize same-sex marriage. On May 20, 2014, federal Judge John E. Jones III of the Middle District of Pennsylvania threw out the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, writing that, “We are a better people than what these laws represent, … Continue reading


IRS Resolves the “Key West Dilemma” by Recognizing Same Sex Marriages Throughout the U.S.


The IRS announced today that they would treat same-sex couples as legally married based upon the couple’s state of ceremony, not their state of residence. In June, the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, meaning married same-sex couples could now enjoy the same privileges … Continue reading


Plan Your Estate to Benefit Your Loved Ones– Not the Taxman


[The following article is by guest blogger Julie Donald, a freelance writer with a strong background is finance.  Julie obviously knows her stuff and FriedmanLaw/SpecialNeedsNJ.com are proud to feature her work.] While we’ve come a long way since The Beatles sang about the 95% tax rate England then charged certain high earners, Estate tax planning still is an … Continue reading


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