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Genser Cona Elder Law Goes Red to Support Women’s Heart Health

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Did You Know: Heart Disease is the #1 Killer of Women? February is National Heart Awareness Month, and February 1st is National Wear Red Day. Wearing red is an important part of the Go Red for Women goal to build awareness and urge women to take concrete actions to reduce their risk of heart disease. […]

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GDGC Secures Over $500,000 in Medicaid Reimbursement for One Resident

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A.D., a 20-year-old long-term resident of a skilled nursing facility, had permanent physical and mental disabilities suffered at birth. A.D. lived in the community and received Medicaid community benefits through New York City HRA. In July 2010, A.D. was relocated from his home in Brooklyn to a skilled nursing facility upstate. The facility submitted a […]

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Estate Tax Portability

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The IRS recently released new rules regarding federal estate tax “portability” which allows a married couple to collectively pass nearly $11 million of assets to their heirs without paying estate taxes.  Sounds great but beware; certain rules must be followed or the benefit will be lost.  The IRS Rules Currently, the federal estate tax exemption amount is […]

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Tax-Saving AB Trusts

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Couples can save a bundle on estate taxes with this kind of trust. First, the good news: Most people don’t need to think about federal estate tax, which kicks in only when someone dies owning a very large amount of property. The amount of the estate tax exemption depends on the year of death.YearEstate tax exemption2005$1.5 […]

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Managed Medicaid: Burdensome Appeal Process Coming Soon

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Managed Medicaid: Burdensome Appeal Process Coming Soon By:  Jennifer Cona and Melissa Negrin-Wiener   There have been a myriad of changes to the Community Medicaid program over the past year, none of which has been favorable to the elderly and disabled.  Budget cuts and capitated rates have had a tremendous negative effect on our aging […]

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2018: LI Leaders Offer Direction to What Lies Ahead

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2018: LI Leaders Offer Direction to What Lies Ahead    GDGC Managing Partner Jennifer Cona speaks withLong Island Business News on the future of senior health care law on Long Island.     Click to read the full article

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Elder Law Matters Breakfast

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017 – 8:30amCost: Free, Appointment RequiredRSVP: Call Janet Russell at 631.390.5000 or Janet@genserlaw.com

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Family Health Care Decisions Act: A Surrogate Decision-making Framework

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New York State recently passed a new public health law regarding health care decisions for individuals who lack capacity to make their own decisions and who have not appointed a health care agent to act on their behalf. The Family Health Care Decisions Act (“FHCDA”), codified under Article 29-CC of the Public Health Law and […]

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Melissa Negrin “Ask the Elder Law Attorney” at Gurwin

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Date: Monday, October 23, 2017 – 4:00pmLocation: Gurwin Fay J Lindner ResidencesCost: Free, Appointment Required

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