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Oct2017
We encourage you to take a look at Help With Home-Care Bills - Consumer Reports You'll find often overlooked ways to ease financial burden including government programs, taking advantage of tax breaks, not giving up on Medicaid eligibility and more: Consumer Reports shares important information on home-care bills. ... Read More
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09

May2013
The New York State Senate today gave final passage to a bill that would help make it easier and less expensive for legal guardians caring for the elderly or other relatives living out-of-state to carry out their responsibilities.

14

Mar2012
Report cards on the Internet can help you compare healthcare facilities. Three private websites that rate hospitals based on information collected from Medicare records and other sources are usnews.com, checkbook.org, and healthgrades.com.

18

Jan2010
Medicaid is a program for New Yorkers who can't afford to pay for medical care. You may be covered by Medicaid if you have high medical bills, receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or meet certain income, resource, age, or disability requirements.

05

Oct2009
A message from Gary J. Wojtan, Attorney at Law A rate adjustment by Medicare will cut an estimated $16 billion in funding for nursing homes over the next ten years. This was just instituted by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This is on top of extensive ... Read More

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Sep2009
Many people are unprepared to deal with the legal and financial consequences of a serious illness such as Alzheimer's disease (AD). Legal and medical experts encourage people recently diagnosed with a serious illness -- particularly one that is expected to cause declining mental and physical health -- to examine and ... Read More

28

Sep2009
There are four basic tools of estate planning: Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Living Wills, Will & Living Trust. It is imperative to have these documents executed by the care recipient, while they are legally competent.