The Obama administration has suspended implementation of the CLASS Act, a proposed national long-term care insurance program ...
People with disabilities and senior citizens will receive a 1.5 percent increase in their Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits in 2014, an even smaller cost of living adjustment than last year's 1.7 percent.
In a recent New York case, an institutional trustee has been ordered to pay back a special needs trust almost $180,000 for its failure to make certain that the beneficiary qualified for available public benefits.
The final budget deal Congress passed to avert the fiscal cliff repeals a long-term care insurance program that would have helped keep the elderly and disabled out of nursing homes and off the Medicaid rolls.
On the heels of the announcement of a 3.6 percent increase in Social Security benefits in 2012 comes news that Medicare's monthly premium will be much lower than expected next year -- and will actually drop for millions of beneficiaries.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently proposed new regulations for how it determines whether someone with a mental dis...
Disability rights groups are calling for the inclusion of long-term care services and supports in health reform.