A lawsuit in New York state highlights an issue with some assisted living facilities: No…

Medicare is proposing a new flat rate reimbursement system for doctors who treat Medicare patients….

A promissory note is normally given in return for a loan and it is simply…

The federal government has begun mailing new Medicare cards to 59 million Americans. You should…

Under the federal tax code, certain low- and middle-income workers are eligible for a tax…

On July 10, President Trump issued an executive order that could compromise the independence of…

In the past two years, nearly every state in the country has passed legislation enabling…

Travel is sometimes necessary when a family has a child with special needs. Family members…

A New Jersey appeals court rules against a nursing home’s motion to remove a resident’s…

A New Jersey appeals court remands a case involving a Medicaid applicant whose application was…

A Delaware court rules that the state properly denied a Medicaid application for excess income…

The daughter of a New Jersey nursing home resident successfully defended against a lawsuit by…

Reversing a lower court, an Indiana appeals court rules that an attorney who failed to…

Under new Department of Labor regulations that took effect April 2, workers filing for private…

In an underreported case involving police violence, the state of California has agreed to pay…

Arizona and Florida are the latest states to request a waiver from the requirement that…

Medicare is mandated to cover your home health benefits with no limit on the time…

New rules have been put in place to protect seniors with brokerage accounts from financial scams…

Figuring out how much to save for retirement and when you can safely stop working…

Trustees of special needs trusts are increasingly relying on “administrator-managed prepaid debit cards,” such as…

How to Appeal a Medicare Prescription Drug Denial

If your Medicare drug plan denies coverage for a drug you need, you don’t have…

Are Medicare Advantage Plans Steering Enrollees to Lower-Quality Nursing Homes?

A new study has found that people enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan were more…

Long-Term Care Insurance Policyholder Wins Suit Against Company for Hiking Premiums

A long-term care policyholder has successfully sued her insurance company for breach of contract after…

Tailoring a Will and Power of Attorney for Multiple States

If you own property — whether houses, bank accounts, or vehicles — in more than…

Once a child reaches age 18, it is presumed that she has the ability to…

More state Medicaid agencies are shifting to or considering managed care models to provide long-term care…

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal program that helps people with disabilities and very…

Managing Medical Bills and Insurance Paperwork

Do you become frustrated and overwhelmed when managing medical bills and filing health insurance claims?…

Long-Term Care Insurance Policies

While long-term care insurance costs are up in general, some policies are going down in…

Avoid Sibling Disputes Over Caregiving

Caring for an elderly parent can be stressful for families. Siblings may disagree over how…