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New Class Action Gives People with Autism Their Day in Court


Federal court in Potter v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has authorized a class action against Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan. Plaintiffs claim that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan improperly denied health benefit claims for applied behavior analysis therapy on grounds that it is investigative … Continue reading


Risky Business- Combining Medicaid Planning & Promissory Notes


Since enactment of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, some elder law attorneys have promoted promissory notes as a way to accelerate Medicaid eligibility and preserve funds when a family member requires viagra term care. I and other elder law attorneys have been concerned that Medicaid authorities might attack such … Continue reading


Medicaid Appeals at Risk


In 1971′s, Younger v. Harris, 401 U.S. 37 (1971) decision, the United States Supreme Court held that federal courts should abstain from certain cases that implicate important state concerns.  A case currently in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, Hudson v. Campbell, tests whether the Younger … Continue reading


Sick Kids on Medicaid Routinely Denied Care


A recent comprehensive study by Joanna Bisgaier, M.S.W., and Karin V. Rhodes, M.D. found that children on Medicaid and state Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP) must wait twice as long as their peers with private insurance for an appointment with a specialist even though Medicaid recipients are supposed to be … Continue reading


Protecting Seniors Against Financial Abuse


It’s difficult enough for many seniors to cope with the normal issues and changes that arise as people age, but it’s particular unfortunate when they also must contend with financial abuse. The National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse reports that a recent study by MetLife Mature Market Institute … Continue reading


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