New rules for Medicare services are about to take effect that will give people greater access to preventative care. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) decided that, beginning January 1, 2017, Medicare will pay more for cognitive and behavioral […]
Under current Medicaid policy, what you don’t know about care contracts might actually hurt you. The definition of what is considered a care contract under Medicaid policy is broad. Currently, any arrangement under which an individual is paying for health […]
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease makes planning for the future more important than ever. There are programs available that can help offset costs for families, but it’s crucial to have accurate information about legal and financial planning before making any […]
It seems that for the foreseeable future, the federal estate tax will continue to affect only the very wealthy Americans. The currently high federal estate tax exemption, coupled with the portability feature, means that for most Americans, the federal estate […]
This week, attorney Marlaine C. Teahan hosted a seminar, “Get Your Ducks In A Row,” with with Certified Financial PlannersTM David Shotwell and Beth Baer of Shotwell Rutter Baer, and with Diana B. Mitchell, CPA, CSEP, Senior Tax Manager at Maner […]
A new rule released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on September 28 prohibits nursing homes that receive Medicare or Medicaid funding from including binding arbitration clauses within their admissions contracts.
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease makes planning for the future more important than ever. Concerns about care provision and programs that can help offset costs mean that families need accurate information about legal and financial planning specific to the disease.
Fraser Trebilcock’s Spring 2016 Estate Strategies newsletter contains valuable information on a variety of Trusts and Estates topics, including: Did your grandfather leave you his Colt Army Revolver in his will? A new Senate Bill aims to simplify the inheritance […]