health care

Estate Planning Documents for Young Adults

Posted on: November 26th, 2015
Many legal responsibilities and freedoms are afforded to United States citizens when they reach the age of 18. Who will provide reliable care and maintenance of a young adult’s affairs if they are incapacitated? ...

7 Power of Attorney Conflicts

Posted on: November 25th, 2015
Maintaining powers of attorney in one’s estate plan is generally an optimal planning practice. However, some conflicts can develop....

How Aging and Memory Loss Affect Finances

Posted on: September 29th, 2015
Alzheimer’s is known for taking an emotional and psychological toll, both on the person experiencing cognitive decline and on their close family and friends. A senior suffering from memory deficiencies faces several financial risks that can be addressed in advance with an elder law attorney....

North Carolina Special Needs Planning Update: Pending Autism Bill

Posted on: September 21st, 2015
North Carolina Senate Bill 676, which has passed the Senate and is currently in the House Rules Committee, sets forth changes to healthcare coverage for autistic patients. ...

Affordable Care Act Info Session in Raleigh

Posted on: November 1st, 2013
Disability Rights of North Carolina, a not-for-profit dedicated to preserving the rights of those disabled in the Tar Heel State, hosts information sessions about the Affordable Care Act in Raleigh on November 6 and November 12, 2013....

No Health Insurance? You Still Have to Pay

Posted on: October 5th, 2013
If you don’t pay for health insurance, then you have to pay a fee. This fee is called the Shared Responsibility Payment. Affected taxpayers are obligated by law to satisfy these payments....
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