Posts Tagged ‘New York Senior Law 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 (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” […]

Financial elder abuse affects untold numbers of older adults every year. Fortunately, under a new law, recently signed and set to take effect September 2018, older adults will have a new weapon in their arsenal in the fight against this type of abuse. The federal Public Law 115-174 amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to […]

During his first year in office, President Donald Trump has worked to reduce as many federal regulations as he can. There are pros and cons to any federal regulation. Opponents and supporters will continue to debate the prudence of these measures, but in the meantime, real lives are affected by the removal of safety protections. […]

How to Pay a Live-In Home Health Aid

January 26th, 2018 by David Goldfarb

Many adults with health issues require around-the-clock assistance—at least when they are awake. While some people will move into long-term care facilities, many others will want to remain in their own homes where they feel most comfortable. The home health care industry provides important assistance to those adults who want to stay at home but […]

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 […]