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 To Clients, Colleagues and Friends: 


Certified Elder Law Attorneys Julian Gray, Caitlin Harper and Jennifer Rose will be teaching continuing legal education for The Pennsylvania Bar Institute on October 14th to attorneys in downtown Pittsburgh on the Medicaid application process.

Family Caregiver Agreements

If you were to ask someone whether she would want to live in her home or in an institution should she need care, how do you think she would answer? Given the choice, one would bet that most, if not all, individuals would choose to stay and receive care...

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It's Medicare Open Enrollment Time

It's that time of year again -- time to reassess whether your Medicare plan is working for you and to jump ship if it isn't. Medicare's open enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7.

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Elderly Couple May Be on the Hook for Adult Son's Medical Bills

An elderly Pennsylvania husband and wife are being asked to pay their deceased adult son's medical bills under a law making family members responsible for a loved ones' unpaid bills. 

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Medicare's Nursing Home Rating System Is Misleading, NY Times Finds

From hotels to movies, a five-star rating denotes top quality.  But this is not necessarily the case with nursing homes, according to a recent New York Times investigation. 

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Even Annual Exclusion Gifts Are Counted by Medicaid

Many people believe that if they give away an amount equal to the annual gift tax exclusion -- which is currently $14,000 to any one individual -- this gift will be exempted from Medicaid’s five-year look-back at transfers that could trigger...

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