The Hanover Advisor – Newsletter November 2017
November 1, 2017
It’s no secret that living with a severe disability can result in an individual or family often incurring monumental expenses. These extra costs go far beyond just the additional medical care and services disabled people may require. Most disabled people are confronted with an array of expenses throughout their lives that others never have to contend with: assisted living costs, a variety of transportation expenses, assistive technology outlays, and a variety of incidental expenses. Health insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare do not cover most of these non-medical expenses for the disabled. This is why we feel it is about time that the federal tax code acknowledges the financial hardship these individuals and their families are facing.