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Don’t Ignore Your Mail – Unwinding of Medicaid Continuous Coverage Requirement Starts  April 1, 2023

Medicaid News: The Public Health Emergency (PHE) declaration that was put in place by the federal government in March 2020  in response to the Covid-19 pandemic established special rules for states regarding Medicaid benefits.  During the PHE, states were able to use additional money from the federal government for health care programs like Medicaid if…

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PENNSYLVANIA WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIM BASED ON THE DEATH OF A NEW JERSEY RESIDENT

by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., Esquire, CELA Questions frequently arise in cases involving wrongful death where the injury and cause of action occurred in Pennsylvania (“PA”) resulting in the death of a New Jersey (“NJ”) resident.  The underlying issue is often which state law applies.  The answer is that both states’ laws apply to different…

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SPECIAL NEEDS PLANNING – PART 3

by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., Esquire, CELA [Here are links to Part 1 and Part 2] Features of a Special Needs Trust Enriches Our Child’s Life. By establishing the Special Needs Trust, the funds in the trust can be used to enrich the child’s life while at the same time maintaining important public benefits. Asset…

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ASSET PROTECTION STRATEGIES: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR ASSETS FROM CLAIMS OF CREDITORS

By:  Thomas D. Begley, Jr., Esquire, CELA There are a number of strategies that are used to protect assets from creditors.  Some of them work, some of them do not.  Some work with limitations.  In considering asset protection strategies the Uniform Voidable Transaction Act (formerly known as the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act) must be considered. …

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