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What does Medicaid Reform mean for You?


The United States is rethinking how it pays for healthcare. There has been a lot of public discussion about the fate of the Affordable Care Act – whether it will be repealed, and if so, what its replacement (if any) will look like.  There has been less discussion about something … Continue reading


Will our Future Caregivers be Robots?


America has an aging population. As the baby boomer generation grows older (and wiser) and lifespans continue to increase, more and more people are going to need long term care. Today, long term care is invariably provided by humans – by family members, home health aides, and staff at nursing … Continue reading


What you Can and Cannot Do with a Qualified Income Trust


People who seek New Jersey Medicaid for long term care (in a nursing home, assisted living facility or with home health aides) are often told they should use a Qualified Income Trust (QIT, aka Miller Trust). However, I’ve heard a lot of misconceptions lately about what a QIT is, and … Continue reading


Lawrence Friedman Receives Distinguished Legislative Service Award


The New Jersey State Bar Association has awarded attorney Lawrence A. Friedman its 2016 Distinguished Legislative Service Award for helping to enact the Uniform Trust Code (“UTC”) in New Jersey.  The Distinguished Legislative Service Award is the Bar Association’s highest honor for noteworthy legislative service while the UTC codifies over … Continue reading


How ObamaCare’s Repeal will Affect People with Disabilities


With the inauguration of President-Elect Trump on Friday, Republicans in control of both houses of Congress, and an open Supreme Court seat, it’s very likely that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will soon be repealed. No one knows quite how this will shake out, or exactly what the ACA will … Continue reading


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