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Advocating for Twenty-Four Hour Split-Shift Home Care: Building Your Case at Fair Hearing

Spring 2010 – Vol. 20 – No. 2 by Jennifer B. Cona, Esq.  It is well recognized that the various county Departments of Social Services throughout New York State seek to limit the number of home health care hours authorized on behalf of an individual receiving Medicaid home care services.   As practitioners, we are often called upon […]

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Medicaid ‘Reform’ and the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005: What Attorneys Need to Know

September 2006By Jennifer B. Cona, Esq.On Feb. 8, 2006, under the guise of “Medicaid Reform”, President George W. Bush signed into law the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. The federal law, purportedly aimed at reducing Medicaid fraud, severely restricts Medicaid eligibility for the elderly and disabled by drastically changing the Medicaid asset transfer laws. The […]

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