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New Rule on Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements

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The Federal Government has issued a final rule that limits the use of pre-dispute arbitration agreements between nursing facilities and their residents. The final rule was published on July 16, 2019 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) the government agency that regulates Medicare and Medicaid program providers. When someone is admitted to […]

Medicare: There’s an App for that!

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In today’s day and age, we have a world of knowledge at our finger tips. Smartphones have allowed various industries to expand beyond what anyone could have ever imagined, and Medicare is no different. According to research, 79% of Americans between the ages of 50 and 64 as well as 53% of Americans over the […]

Elder Abuse in and outside of Hollywood

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Elder abuse is defined as intentional acts that result in harm or risk of harm to an elderly person by someone they trust, such as a caregiver. The abuse can involve acts committed by the abuser or intentional omissions, such as neglect. Individuals across all socio-economic classes, races, and ethnicities can be victims. The abuse […]