Medicare Patients Can Now Appeal “Observation Status”

Last week, Justice in Aging and the Center for Medicare Advocacy successfully won a ruling from a … [Read more...]

Blue Water Benefits May Be Delayed

Just about a year ago, I posted that it appeared that Blue Water Navy Veterans of the Vietnam War … [Read more...]

The Right to Appeal Your Observation Status

I have written before about the consequences of a hospital keeping a patient in "observation status" … [Read more...]

Who Can Support our Unsupported Seniors?

At this time of year, when families are coming together for Easter or Passover, seniors who do not … [Read more...]

Court Approves Class for Lawsuit About Medicare Observation Status

Last month, in the case of Alexander v. Price, 3:11-CV-1703 (MPS), the US District Court in … [Read more...]

Use Your Smartphone to Document Your Advance Directives

Earlier this summer, I published a post (probably not for the first time!) about the importance of … [Read more...]

A New Kind of Employment Discrimination?

More and more employees are finding that they need to take time away from their jobs to care for … [Read more...]

Help for Financial Caregivers

A couple of weeks ago,  my post described some holiday gifts and services that can help relieve … [Read more...]

Facebook Makes Changes to Allow Your Page to Live On

One of the current "hot topics" in estate planning is how to deal with someone's digital assets.  … [Read more...]

Prepare Your Heirs to Resolve Your Reverse Mortgage

If the holder of a reverse mortgage does not have a living spouse when she dies, her heirs will have … [Read more...]

Estate Planning Tax Updates for 2014

The most recent News Blast from the Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Arizona includes … [Read more...]

May is Older Americans Month

By a Proclamation signed on April 30 and reprinted below, President Obama declared that May is Older … [Read more...]

Don’t let the Courtroom be your first option.

A couple of weeks ago,  I expressed my concern about the hospital being some health care providers' … [Read more...]

Medicare Removes the “Improvement Standard”

My Life Care Planning Law Firms' Association colleague Jerry Rothkoff, of the Rothkoff Law Group in … [Read more...]