GDGC News and Events June 2017

GDGC Managing Partner, Jennifer Cona, Moderating ABA Program on June 20, 2017 GDGC Managing Partner, Jennifer Cona, is moderating an American Bar Association (ABA) webinar on "The Life Insurance Policy Crisis: The Advisors’ and Trustees’ Guide to Managing Risks and Avoiding a Client Crisis." Tuesday, June 20, 2017 1:00 - 2:30pm 1.50 CLEs for Attorneys For … Continue reading GDGC News and Events June 2017

Managed Long Term Care at Home: Proactive Action Required to Expedite Benefits

Managed Long Term Care at Home:  Proactive Action Required to Expedite Benefits There are two components to a Medicaid Home Care application: the financial eligibility review and the medical assessment to determine the appropriate number of hours of home health aide services. Recent events have led to a dramatic back-log of medical assessments, causing applicants … Continue reading Managed Long Term Care at Home: Proactive Action Required to Expedite Benefits

Legal Alert – Bed-Hold: On Hold

Bed-Hold: On Hold SNFs Will Continue to be Paid for Bed-Hold Days Until Further Notice   Governor Cuomo’s goal of saving $18 million annually by eliminating bed-hold was passed in the April New York State budget but is now on hold.  Once implemented, SNFs with a 95% or greater census holding a resident’s bed due … Continue reading Legal Alert – Bed-Hold: On Hold

Nursing Home Admissions Process:  What to Expect

The nursing home admission process can be overwhelming, especially when juggling the emotional impact of placing a loved one in a nursing home.  Knowing what to expect can help alleviate some of the stress. When a hospital is ready to discharge a patient who needs rehabilitation or residential health care services, a nurse will complete … Continue reading Nursing Home Admissions Process:  What to Expect