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Affordable Care Act: Collateral Sources and Tort Reform: Implications for the Life Care Planner

[No CEs] With the passage of the Affordable Care Act and the legal and legislative activity on tort reform with state-by-state collateral source rules, the professional specialty area of life care planning has been and will continue to be impacted by these developments. It remains to be seen how both state and federal courts (depending on individual state rules) will allow or disallow collateral source issues to be discussed in court proceedings. For this presentation the authors have addressed many of the issues related to the implications for the life care planner and have illustrated some of these issues with legal cases which have already been adjudicated.