Podcast: Special Needs Planning and Trusts and the Impact of the PPACA Health Care Reform Act

Podcast: Special Needs Planning and Trusts and the Impact of the PPACA Health Care Reform Act

 Special Needs Planning for the Elderly

Why should Estate Planning and Special Needs Attorneys be concerned about the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? That question is answered by Certified Elder Law Attorney Andrew Hook, CELA, CFP®, of Oast & Hook, P.C., the past president of the Special Needs Alliance. Hook discusses the commoditization of the practice of law and how special need planners can provide their clients with more than just forms. He explains why special needs trusts will still be beneficial for clients under the health care reform act and why they will still need legal advice and support. He speaks on why his firm is providing increased counseling for elderly clients who fall into the gray areas of health care reform and how they are revising their special needs trusts.

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