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May 2019

March 2019

Federal Judge Declares the Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional

By |March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Elder Law|Tags: |

On December 14, 2018, a federal judge in Texas ruled that the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as ObamaCare, is unconstitutional because of a recent change in federal [...]

November 2018

New Law Includes Protections for Flyers with Disabilities

By |November 1st, 2018|Categories: Elder Law|Tags: |

On October 5, 2018, President Trump signed the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018. This bill (H.R. 302), which reauthorized the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other programs through [...]

September 2018

New Executive Order Changes Process of Hiring Administrative Law Judges

By |September 15th, 2018|Categories: Elder Law|Tags: |

President Trump recently signed an Executive Order that changes the process for selecting administrative law judges (ALJs). ALJs conduct trial-like hearings within federal agencies in disputes over decisions such as [...]

July 2018

VA’s Telehealth System Now Operational Nationwide

By |July 16th, 2018|Categories: Elder Law|Tags: , |

On June 11, the Department of Veterans Affairs passed a major milestone with the introduction of a telehealth system known as “anywhere-to-anywhere.” This system allows qualified practitioners to access the [...]

May 2018

April 2018

The Fiduciary Rule. What it is, why it matters, and why the Government will no longer be enforcing it

By |April 15th, 2018|Categories: Elder Law|

On March 15, 2018, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the United States Labor Department acted outside of its authority by creating the fiduciary rule and no longer [...]

March 2018