An added benefit to SSDI is health insurance coverage through Medicare. But there is a precarious two-year gap between receiving approval for disability benefits and becoming eligible for Medicare’s insurance coverage.
President-elect Joe Biden has made more promises to the disability community than perhaps any incoming president in U.S. history, raising the hopes of advocates.
ABLE accounts are proving to be less of a savings vehicle and more of a game-changer that allows beneficiaries of programs like SSI to pay for their own living expenses and achieve an unprecedented level of independence.
The IRS has released final regulations on tax-free savings accounts that allow people with disabilities to pay for disability-related expenses without jeopardizing government benefits.
As we move closer to the approval of one or more COVID-19 vaccines, questions continue about whether the vaccines will be allocated in a way that does not discriminate against people with disabilities.
Terminating a special needs trust is not as simple as merely writing a check to the remainder beneficiaries and calling it a day. There are several key considerations and requirements to keep in mind.