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Medicare vs. Medicaid

Medicare vs. Medicaid

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As Elder Law Attorneys, we are asked, “What the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?”

Simply put, Medicare is health insurance for Americans over the age of 65 and Medicaid is the government assistance program available to pay nursing home, assisted living or in-home care costs for Americans over the age of 60.

Medicare pays for doctor visits, …

Those Two Expensive Little Words: Under Observation

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Attorney Tim Stallings discusses the two very expensive words “Under Observation,” and how their use can cost you thousands of dollars.

NEW STUDY: THE REAL COSTS OF ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA CARE

NEW STUDY: THE REAL COSTS OF ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA CARE

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An extensive study regarding the costs of caring for patients with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease was recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The study which was led by the RAND Corporation produced findings that cannot be ignored by current and future generations. The number of new patients coupled with their …