Author Archives: Maria

Wishing Everyone Well During this Crisis

**A Few Important Updates** First and foremost, we wish all of our clients, friends, families and neighbors good health and well-being throughout this very unprecedented crisis.  We will be monitoring our phones and emails remotely and will do our very best to stay in touch with those who need us. This week, we have filed […]

MANAGED LONG-TERM CARE (MLTC) PROBLEMS

Be sure to check back often for posts about MLTC Problems Article Retrieved from Gothamist: https://gothamist.com/news/daughters-dementia-health-insurer-mothers-deaths Two senior citizens with dementia were found dead after they wandered away from their homes in New York City last week. One was found on the shore of Newtown Creek in Queens, and the other in a grassy area […]

Keeping the “Care” in Elder Care

A primary focus of our practice is helping clients access Medicaid to pay for home health aides.  We call this Medicaid Home Care.  Since Medicaid is a means-tested program, we begin with ensuring the client is eligible financially, both income- and asset-wise.  See https://tinyurl.com/qqhcy7l . That can be a complex process, depending on each individual client’s […]

Medicaid Home Care in New York State Part 1 – Income Thresholds

This is part 1 in a series of articles regarding eligibility requirements for Medicaid Home Care in New York State for New Yorkers age 65 and older or less than age 65 who have Medicare.  Generally, Medicare does not cover long-term home care.  Therefore, many New Yorkers age 65 and older or less than age […]

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