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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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