March 27, 2018

  • A Good Checklist To Use For Planning When Dealing With Terminal Illness

  •  Check on a DNR document, if it has been signed. If patient is at home, fold the DNR document in a baggie affixed to the refrigerator where it is immediately accessible.

  • If a ho...

February 5, 2018

A recent article in the journal, Probate & Property (January/February 2018) had an excellent article "Frequently Asked Questions About Medicare" by Bruce A. Tannahill addressing a lot of questions that clients asked regarding Medicare.

(scanned copy) of the article to r...

January 31, 2018

A recent article that came across my desk.  Please follow link for article in New York Times.
 

"When Ann Vandervelde visited her primary care doctor in August, he had something new to show her.

Dr. Barak Gaster, an internist at the University of Washington School of Med...

August 28, 2017

REVERSE MORTGAGES:  Is a Reverse Mortgage right for you? Look over this recent discussion guide and video if you are interested in learning more.  We have had many clients opt for a reverse mortgage late in life to use the equity in their home to supplement Social Secu...

August 2, 2017

For Immediate Release
August 1, 2017

Contact: Alice Bers, Litigation Director, 860-456-7790
ABers@MedicareAdvocacy.org

Court Certifies Nationwide Class in “Observation Status” Case

Decision in Alexander v. Price Means Medicare Patients Could Gain Right to Appeal Placement...

May 3, 2017

Fed to Phase Out Using SS Number for Medicare ID

Would-be thieves will soon have one less avenue to use to snare Social Security numbers as the basis for member IDs - and printing those identifiers right on the insurance card. That ends next year. Under the Medicare Acc...

April 3, 2017

This information and article comes from Kaiser Health News and I wanted to share with you. Please visit Kaiser Health News for additional articles.  Original article published here

January 23, 2017

By Public Act 330 of 2016, the Michigan Legislature has enacted a special statute protecting the Settlor of a Special Asset Protection Trust from creditor claims. The term “Settlor” means the person establishing the Trust and transferring assets to the Trust.

By this st...

September 29, 2016

An interesting article that recently crossed my desk from the NY Times on Arbitration and Nursing Homes.  Please click here for article.

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