Joseph P. Mattera

Several months ago, the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services granted approval for Ohio to impose work requirements for those covered by the Medicaid expansion program / the Affordable Care Act (approximately 540,000 people).  Gov. DeWine believes the work requirement is intended to put...

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The Veterans Administration (VA) recently announced an increase of 2.8% to its pension benefits commencing January 1, 2019.  Pension benefits are for “non-service” related disabilities; i.e., the veteran’s disability did not arise from injuries received during active duty or injuries exacerbated by active duty.   The new...

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Generally, there are two government agencies that pay the costs of long-term care on an ongoing basis, if you qualify. One is Medicaid, which administers a joint federal and state program, the other is the Veteran’s Administration (VA), for veterans and certain surviving family members. Aid...

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