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Maintaining Medicaid Eligibility After the Death of a Spouse

It goes without saying that a spouse’s death is traumatic for the whole family. But for a surviving spouse who receives Medicaid benefits, it is even more stressful and harrowing as their eligibility for Medicaid may now be in jeopardy. Under New York’s estate laws, a surviving spouse is entitled to the greater of $50,000 or […]

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National Senior Citizens Day

Genser Cona Elder Law Celebrates National Senior Citizens Day

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Wednesday August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day. For all you have achieved throughout your life and all you continue to accomplish, we salute our senior citizens and give a heartfelt thanks! We can best demonstrate our gratitude by making sure that our communities are good places to grow older – places in which older adults can […]

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Jennifer Cona Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

Jennifer Cona Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America©

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Jennifer Cona selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © 2020 in the field of Elder LawJennifer Cona exemplifies positive and progressive leadership. As the Founder and Managing Partner of Genser Cona Elder Law, Ms. Cona not only efficiently manages the firm of 40 but continually seeks to grow and […]

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Spotlight Long Island: Genser Cona Elder Law Founder Jennifer Cona on the law firm’s mission, secret sauce, and new initiatives

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Published in the August 2019 edition of the Long Island Press: Spotlight Long Island As Genser Cona Elder Law celebrated its 20th anniversary and was named the #1 Elder Law firm on Long Island for the 8th consecutive year, the firm and its attorneys continue to be leaders in the field, creating programs and initiatives […]

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Genser Cona Elder Law Receives Top Elder Law Firm Ranking by Long Island Business News

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Long Island Business News readers have spoken!The results of the 2019 Reader Rankings competition are in. Thousands of votes were cast by LIBN readers and Genser Cona Elder Law has been named the Top Winner in the category of Best Elder Care Law Firm and among the top three winners in the category of Best […]

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Elder Law Attorney Open House Hours

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Every Tuesday from 3:00-5:30PM, a Genser Cona Elder Law Attorney is on-hand in our Caregiver Resource Center to provide general advice, guidance and assistance to the public — FOR FREE. Ask us about:Asset ProtectionMedicaidFamily Home ProtectionEstate PlanningProbateTrustsWillsEstate Administrationand more!Date: Every TuesdayTime: 3:00 – 5:30 PMLocation: Genser Cona Elder Law Melville Office225 Broadhollow RoadSuite 200 Details: Every […]

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$157,300 Recovered from Long Term Care Insurance Policy

FactsA now-deceased resident had a large outstanding balance due. Genser Cona Elder Law was retained to pursue Medicaid eligibility. While securing all necessary documentation for the Medicaid application and pending Fair Hearing, a Long Term Care Insurance policy was discovered. It became clear from the financial documentation that the former resident was not eligible for […]

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$246,000 Recovered from New York State Comptroller via Unclaimed Funds

Facts​The Guardian of an Incapacitated Person residing in a Skilled Nursing Facility was required to marshal all assets, pay debts, and apply for Medicaid. The Guardian was aware that there had been some stock holdings, but was unsure of how many and where they were held. After launching a thorough asset investigation, Genser Cona located […]

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$120,000 Recovered via a Zero NAMI Budget

Facts​Genser Cona Elder Law was retained to stop the theft of a resident’s NAMI at the hands of her daughter/Power of Attorney. The outstanding balance at the time of referral was in excess of $100,000 and growing monthly. Shortly after the referral of this matter, when it became apparent that the initiation of a collections […]

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$306,000 in Medicaid Benefits Secured via PRUCOL

Facts A resident of a skilled nursing facility could not verify his identity or prove his citizenship. His Medicaid application was denied 3 times and the balance due was over $300,000. Genser Cona Elder Law immediately requested a Fair Hearing and began working with an international genealogical search company to find his place of birth. […]

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