Welcome to the Elder & Special Needs Law Section Page
The Elder & Special Needs Law Section brings together members of the NCBA who have a special interest in elder law practice, and focuses on issues related to the state’s elderly population, including Medicare and Medicaid.
About the Elder & Special Needs Law Section
The Elder & Special Needs Law Section addresses such issues as care management and correct placement for disabled adults requiring long-term care; Medicaid and Special Assistance eligibility for nursing home and assisted living; Medicare claims and appeals; Veterans’ benefits; Medicaid estate recovery; private payment options such as long-term care insurance; special needs trusts; planning for families with disabled children; guardianship law; advance directives and end-of-life decision-making; and mental capacity issues.
Medicaid for Assisted Living
Section members receive Gray Matters newsletter, which recently featured the following article:View Article
Elder & Special Needs Law Report
The section provided financial support for the “Assessment of the Legal Needs of Older Adults in North Carolina.”View Report