Barb Helm elected to National PLAN Alliance board of directors

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As part of the vital role Arcare plays in helping individuals with disabilities and their families, we are a proud member of the National PLAN Alliance. NPA is the only non-profit organization in America dedicated solely to meeting the planning needs of families with adult children having lifelong disabilities.

PLAN (Planned Lifetime Assistance Network) programs were founded to assist families in planning for the future care of loved ones with lifelong disabilities. Established as a tax-exempt non-profit organization in 1997, the ...

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Arcare provides expert testimony on pooled trusts in Iowa

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On February 24, Arcare served as an expert on pooled trusts in front of the Iowa Legislature. Our testimony was in support of a new law that would basically negate Section 633C.2 of the existing Iowa law regulating medical assistance trusts.

633C.2 Disposition of medical assistance special needs trusts.
Regardless of the terms of a medical assistance special needs trust, any income received or asset added to the trust during a one-month period shall be expended as provided for medical assistance ...

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