COPIES OF OVER 1,500 DSS FAIR HEARING DECISIONS NOW AVAILABLE ON DSS WEBSITE
January 9th, 2019
As a result of a settlement agreement between the CT Chapter of NAELA (CT NAELA) and the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS), DSS has created a searchable database of redacted decisions of all long-term care Medicaid Fair Hearing Decisions issued after January 1, 2013. Click Here to access these decisions. Prior to the settlement…
REGISTER NOW FOR THE FALL SEMINAR ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018
October 19th, 2018
Registration is now open for the CT NAELA’s Fall Seminar, Friday, November 9, 2018 (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) at the Four Points By Sheraton, 275 Research Parkway, Meriden. Continental breakfast and lunch provided. CLICK HERE FOR THE REGISTRATION PAGE
VETERANS ADMINISTRATION FINAL RULE ON PENSION BENEFITS NOW AVAILABLE
September 19th, 2018
The VA final regulations governing entitlement to VA pension benefits is now available by clicking here. The official date of publication was September 18. The rule goes into effect on October 30. The VA published its proposed regulations in January 2015 with NAELA providing extensive comments.
CT NAELA FALL SEMINAR Friday, November 9th, 2018 -SAVE THE DATE!
September 11th, 2018
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JOIN US FOR THE CT NAELA ANNUAL MEETING ON JUNE 8TH
May 30th, 2018
Please join us at CT NAELA’s Annual Meeting on June 8th at the Orchards ALF, Southington. Click here for the mail in registration form.
CONNECTICUT SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT ISSUES FAVORABLE RULING IN VALLIERE v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES
February 12th, 2018
The Court considered the relationship between General Statutes § 45a-655 (b) and (d)1 in determining whether a spousal support order previously rendered by the Probate Court was binding on the defendant, the Commissioner of Social Services (commissioner), when calculating the allowance that may be diverted to the support of the community spouse of a Medicaid…
SAVE THE DATE ! CT NAELA Presents its Spring Seminar: UNIQUE CHALLENGES FOR ELDER LAW PRACTIONERS
February 12th, 2018
CT NAELA Presents its Spring Seminar: UNIQUE CHALLENGES FOR ELDER LAW PRACTIONERS Friday, MAY 4, 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton in Meriden, CT Join other elder law attorneys in a full day program to learn practical tips and catch up on latest developments: Morning Session: Focus on Younger Persons (early onset dementia, Parkinson’s,…
UPDATE ON CONNECTICUT MEDICARE SAVINGS PROGRAM CUTS
December 6th, 2017
DSS posted an update about the MSP program on the CT.gov site website. The date for MSP changes is being extended by two months. CLICK HERE TO READ THE DSS UPDATE
JOIN US FOR THE 2017 CT-NAELA FALL SEMINAR ELDER LAW UPDATES ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017
September 29th, 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017 (8:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.) at Four Points By Sheraton, 275 Research Parkway, Meriden, CT Don’t miss the upcoming seminar. CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE REGISTRATION PAGE ROOM A BASIC MEDICAID TRACK The Initial Client Interview – Getting the Information to Meet Your Client’s Needs Attorney Alyson R. Marcucio…
CT NAELA ELECTS NEW OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS AT THE JUNE 16, 2017 ANNUAL MEETING
September 7th, 2017
The membership elected the following officers and board members at the 2017 Annual Meeting: President Amy E. Orlando Esq. Past President Matthew T. Stillman, Esq.* President-Elect Rebecca Hajosy, Esq. Vice President Edward G. Lang, Esq. Secretary Elizabeth N. Byrne, Esq. Treasurer Henry C. Weatherby, Esq. Board Members elected whose Terms Expire June, 2018: Linnea…