Health Care

North Carolina Scores Low for Long-Term Services and Supports

Posted on: May 17th, 2012
AARP has come out with a Long Term Scorecard, which ranks each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia on "Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers."...

Health Care Legal Documents Vitally Important

Posted on: September 29th, 2011
To help increase awareness of the importance of having up to date health care legal documents (Health Care Power of Attorney, Living Will and HIPAA Authorization), TrustCounsel is offering all three documents for $50 today and tomorrow (September 29 and 30) to North Carolina residents through OurLocalDeal. ...

National Health Care Decisions Day

Posted on: April 16th, 2011
Today is National Health Care Decisions Day. Take charge of your future – talk to family, your doctor and your estate planning attorney about your wishes. ...

Planning Tips for Clients with Chronic Illness

Posted on: March 29th, 2011
Yesterday I attended a presentation by attorney Martin Shenkman, whose wife has multiple sclerosis – he regularly speaks on planning for those with chronic illness. He offered the use of his materials to the attendees, and this is one of his memos: ...

Health Care Reform – How it Will Affect Our Taxes

Posted on: March 20th, 2011
Health care reform doesn’t come cheap. How do we pay for it? More and increased taxes, of course, both this year and in future years, along with certain credits for health insurance premium costs. This is an outline of the many tax law changes as a result of the new health care laws, organized by affected parties and implementation date:...

Obama has a Living Will – Do you?

Posted on: July 29th, 2010
President Obama is visiting Broughton High School in Raleigh today, and coincidently he recently stated in a discussion of health care reform that he and Mrs. Obama have Living Wills and consider them important. ...
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