National Coverage Determination Analysis on Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

CMS NEWS (released on 7/12/2021 by CMS) CMS Opens National Coverage Determination Analysis on Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease Thorough Process Will Enable Careful Consideration of Coverage and Incorporate Public … [Read more...]

Government Raises the Bar on Nursing Home Ratings

Q. My father has dementia and will need skilled nursing care in the near future. There are so many nursing homes in this area to consider, and I have heard differing opinions from friends and family. How can we really know which … [Read more...]

Ask the Expert: 2015 Key Medicaid Dollar Amounts

Q. Every year your firm provides the key dollar amounts that are frequently used in elder law, including Medicaid figures, long-term care insurance deductibility limits, Medicare premiums, Social Security Disability, and … [Read more...]

The Status of Medicare on it’s 49th Birthday

Medicare, the federal health insurance program for 53 million people ages 65 and better and those with permanent disabilities, helps to pay for hospital and physician visits, prescription drugs, and other services. Last year, … [Read more...]

Power to the Patients! New Rules Forbid Discrimination in Medicare Facilities

Patient advocates have commented by the thousands in an effort to end any real or perceived discrimination. In April, 2010, President Obama echoed these pleas...as of this week, new rules have been established and will go into … [Read more...]