Advocates Look to NSCLC for How DOMA Impacts Benefits Programs

In an August 20, 2013 webinar attended by some 500 advocates from across the country, The Demise of DOMA: The Impact on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid for Same Sex Couples, Directing Attorneys Gerald McIntyre and Georgia Burke explained what is known and where there is still uncertainty regarding the impact of the Supreme Court decision in U.S v. Windsor striking down Sect. 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Both McIntyre and Burke urged advocates to encourage Social Security and Medicare applications now, to watch for policy announcements from federal and state agencies and to provide individualized counseling. You can see and hear the presentation online, as well as, download the PowerPoint.

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