Predicting future Medicaid growth, WellPoint acquires Amerigroup
Business Cristabelle Tumola 7/14/2012 at 10:27AM

Health benefits company WellPoint announced that it reached a definitive agreement to acquire managed health care company Amerigroup. With the acquisition WellPoint said it will be able to better serve those looking for quality health care at an affordable price, particularly those with Medicaid, an area it predicts will grow in the future. WellPoint will [...]

Benefits for Veterans
News Ron Fatoullah 12/07/2011 at 11:22AM

Veterans with limited income who are permanently and totally disabled or 65 years or older may receive an improved pension. To receipt this benefit, the veteran must have been discharged under other than dishonorable conditions and served 90 days or more of active duty, one day of which was during World War II, the Korean [...]

Responsibilities of A Special Needs Trustee
Business Queens Courier Staff 11/10/2011 at 5:25PM

A supplemental needs trust (SNT) is a vehicle through which an individual can provide for the needs of a chronically and severely disabled beneficiary by supplementing the beneficiary’s government benefits, rather than diminishing such benefits. Many government benefit programs, including Medicaid, count the assets and income of an individual for purposes of determining eligibility for [...]