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Are the Aid and Attendance Rules Changing?


At AlerStallings, our office has been buzzing the last few weeks about a proposed rule change by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (the “VA”). The VA wants to impose a look-back period for applications for its Aid and Attendance pension, much like the Medicaid look-back already in place. The move is meant to leapfrog Congress, …

Will The VA Force Me To Sell My Home?


Many people are familiar with Medicaid and how the Estate Recovery program will try to place a lien on a recipient’s home. It’s not surprising that VA recipients are worried that the VA has a similar plan. Good news! The VA works differently than Medicaid with this issue. Similar to Medicaid, VA regulations make the home an …