Grosskopf Law Office, LLC
Peter E. Grosskopf, Attorney at Law
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MESSAGE FROM OUR OFFICE
Please take the time to read my article below showing how today's economy is hurting the elderly. This article contains valuable information that everyone should be aware of.
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Please note that our office will be closed on Monday September 3rd in observance of Labor Day. Beginning after Labor Day, we will go back to our regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm).
Today's Economy Hurting Elderly
Recently, in one news cycle, there were several stories that should be of concern to any of our senior readers, or those who may be facing retirement any time in the near future....
Where’s My New Medicare Card? How to Find Out the Status
The federal government has begun mailing new Medicare cards to 59 million Americans. You should keep track of when your new card will arrive and contact Medicare if you don't receive it.
Using an Annuity to Keep the Spouse of a Medicaid Applicant from Becoming Impoverished
When one spouse qualifies for Medicaid to pay for a nursing home stay, the spouse who is at home is often left without many resources.
Promissory Notes and Medicaid
A promissory note is normally given in return for a loan. Classifying transfers as loans rather than gifts can be useful because it sometimes allows parents to "lend" assets to their children and still maintain Medicaid eligibility.
Proposed New Medicare Payment System May Affect Beneficiaries
Medicare is proposing a new flat rate reimbursement system for doctors who treat Medicare patients. Some worry that the plan may cause fewer doctors to accept Medicare.
Lawsuit Alleges Assisted Living Facilities Discriminate Against Wheelchair Users
A lawsuit in New York state highlights an issue with some assisted living facilities: No wheelchairs allowed.
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