Posts Tagged ‘New York Senior Law Lawyer’

As you age, you may require an increasing amount of medical care—including home health care or a move to a skilled nursing facility or another type of long-term care facility. Such care can cost a lot of money, so seniors understandably want to qualify for as many government benefits as possible. To be eligible for […]

Know Your Rights: Observation Status

January 12th, 2018 by David Goldfarb

Medicare has limited coverage for nursing home care.  Also, Medicare will only cover care you get in a nursing home if you first have a “qualifying hospital stay.” A qualifying hospital stay means you’ve been a hospital inpatient for at least three days in a row. Your doctor may order “observation services” to help decide […]