Posts Tagged ‘New York Nursing Home Attorney’

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 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” because […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Know the Facts

July 13th, 2018 by David Goldfarb

The United Nations designates each June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The UN recognizes that elder abuse is a problem on a global scale, especially with the older population growing substantially in almost every country in the world. Elder abuse also seems to be a “taboo” topics in many parts of the world. […]

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 […]