Health care proxy for college students gives parents rights

Q: Is it necessary for parents to have a health care proxy for college students, or for any child when he or she turns 18? A: It’s a good idea, says Melissa Negrin-Wiener, a law partner at the Melville firm of Genser Dubow Genser & Cona. A health care proxy signed by the child — … Continue reading Health care proxy for college students gives parents rights

Legal Alert-Spousal Refusal Update

Spousal Refusal Update: The Human Resources Administration, the agency which processes Medicaid applications in New York City and the boroughs, is currently sending inquiry letters to community spouses who signed a spousal refusal in connection with their spouse's Medicaid application. These letters request information regarding resources and income. What you need to know: The Law: … Continue reading Legal Alert-Spousal Refusal Update