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Below is a Fact Sheet from New York Legal Assistance Group regarding your rights if you need to temporarily reduced your home care hours during the COVID-19 crisis. Did Your MLTC Plan Ask You to Agree to Reduce Your Hours? Or do you WANT to Reduce your Hours During COVID-19 Emergency? You may want to […]
On February 4, 2020, Gov. Cuomo convened a Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT II), tasked with finding $2.5 billion worth of cuts – or savings – from the Medicaid program in time for the April 1, 2020 New York State Budget. The team met for the first time on February 11th and then again on March […]
**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 […]
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 […]
Neighborhood Service Pages: Elder Law Attorney for New Hyde Park, Queens, NY Elder Law Lawyer, Lori R. Somekh has a great goal for helping our senior population from the financial strains and difficulties of growing older. Lori was admitted to practice law in New York and the Federal Courts. She established her own firm in […]
Neighborhood Service Pages: Elder Law Attorney for Floral Park, Queens, NY Elder Law Lawyer, Lori R. Somekh has a great desire for protecting our senior citizens from the financial constraints and burdens of growing older. She was admitted to practice law in New York and the Federal Courts. She established her very own company in […]
How Medicaid Changes Affect Home Care As my readers already know, the eligibility rules for Medicaid changed drastically ten years ago in February, 2006, with the passage of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA). It then became more challenging (albeit not impossible) to help clients needing nursing home care to become eligible. This relates […]