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Initial Summary of New York State Medicaid Cuts

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Are You Making the Important Decisions?

I often speak to clients who think their planning is simple because they have no spouse or children.  Once we start discussing the possibilities, however, they usually find it very difficult to make important decisions about their health care and their estate.  Take a look at this recent NY Times article. Click here: Read This […]

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