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You have legal rights if your elderly loved ones were abused

As the US population ages and birthrates decline, we are beginning to see an increase in the number of geriatric people in nursing homes and assisted living communities. 557 more words

Elder Care Law

OIG 2014 Work Plan – Skilled Nursing Facilities

Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (the “OIG”) released its work plan for 2014. The work plan provides stakeholders in the health care industry with a broad overview of the OIG’s activities in the coming year as they relate to its enforcement priorities and issues it will review and evaluate during the year. 530 more words

Health Care

Achieving Medicaid Resource Eligibility

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive from my estate planning clients is “what’s the look-back period for Medicaid eligibility should I have to go into a nursing home?”  The process, called “achieving Medicaid resource eligibility”, can have serious consequences if you transfer a non-exempt asset within what is commonly known as the “look-back period”.   1,996 more words

Estates & Trusts