WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen advocacy groups are urging President Barack Obama to include mentally disabled workers in his call to raise the federal minimum wage for employees of government contractors. The groups say they are concerned that Obama’s plan for an executive order raising wages to $10.10 an hour won’t cover disabled […]
Referred to me by a reader of this blog, this proposed bill would amend the Internal Revenue Code to establish tax-exempt ABLE accounts to assist an individual with a disability in building an account to pay for qualified disability expenses. Defines “qualified disability expenses” to include expenses for education, including higher education expenses, a primary […]
This was announced earlier this month after Federal reimbursement rates for care of the disabled was renegotiated. This may stave off cuts in the future, but is worth noting when cuts are threatened again in the future. NY to get $8B Medicaid waiver.