Posts Tagged ‘Medicare New York Lawyer’

At Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin LLP, all-too-often we hear from older adults who have been denied home care that should be covered by (https://www.medicare.gov/) Medicare because of a provider’s overly restrictive interpretation of the rules. In many cases, providers tell patients that they no longer qualify for care because they are no longer “homebound” […]

When families face difficult end-of-life decisions, costs are often the last thing they want to worry about. Unfortunately, costs present a real problem and often determine how people will spend their final days. New York’s Medicare recipients must understand the coverage available to them for hospice care and other end-of-life services. These coverages can make […]

Medicare involves a complicated legal structure of federal statutes and regulations. Beneficiaries can find eligibility, coverage, and appeals decisions difficult to initiate, or even understand. Medicare recipients, however, must understand the coverages to which they are legally entitled. Costly Medicare mistakes can financially devastate Medicare recipients on fixed incomes. Here, the experienced elder law attorneys […]

Recent changes to the law have extended outpatient therapy and home health care coverage for Medicare recipients. Unfortunately, some Medicare beneficiaries still find that their claims get denied under improper or outdated standards of review. An experienced attorney can help recipients determine what services they are eligible for, and advise them how to appeal improper […]

As part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, Congress eliminated certain Medigap plans that cover Medicare Part B deductibles and other expenses owed by Part B policyholders. The federal law will no longer allow insurance companies to offer certain Medigap programspolicies—such as Plan C or Plan F—starting in 2020. As part […]

For many New Yorkers, Medicaid benefits are a vital part of their overall health care plan. Maintaining these benefits are a crucial step toward ensuring they and their families receive needed medical care. However, some Medicaid recipients must first apply for Medicare as a condition of their eligibility for Medicaid. The experienced New York elder […]