Friday, December 27, 2013

Veterans Benefits Planning-Need for Change?

The New York Times ran a December 23, 2013 article as part of their series, "A Vulnerable Age." Written by Jessica Silver-Greenberg, Wining Veterans' Trust, and Profiting From It focuses on the Veterans pension program and the process of positioning vets for eligibility for the program. The article delves into the practice of veterans benefits planning, the VA accreditation system and the VA oversight of it. The article draws comparisons between Medicaid planning and Veterans benefits planning and uses stories from some elder vets and interviews with the VA spokesman as well as other agency personnel. Read this article.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/2013/12/veterans-benefits-planning.html

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