AHCA, ELDER ABUSE, ELDER EXPLOITATION, AS IT RELATES TO UPL

The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is very involved with Florida nursing home and long term care facilities, and Florida Medicaid proceedings and administration. This includes all Medicaid planning activities. Florida AHCA is responsible for: administrating the Florida Medicaid program, licensure and regulation of Florida’s health facilities and providing information to Floridians about [...]

By | November 21st, 2018|Elder Law, Healthcare|0 Comments

WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF A NONLAWYER MEDICAID PLANNER TAKES MONEY FROM THE NURSING HOME RESIDENT?

Serious liabilities may lurk for long-term care facilities and employees affiliated with nonlawyer Medicaid planners. When a non-lawyer Medicaid planner’s actions result in the nursing home resident’s personal financial harm and/or denial of Medicaid eligibility, this can become a matter of financial exploitation of the resident. Depending on the case, the facility in which the [...]

By | November 13th, 2018|Elder Law, Healthcare, Medicaid|0 Comments

HOW TO DECIDE WHO SHOULD BE YOUR HEALTH CARE SURROGATE

  Choosing a Health Care Surrogate (HCS) is a critical part of a client’s estate plan, since the person that the client is appointing may determine his or her future healthcare needs. However, most clients concentrate on their wills or trusts and spend very little time considering who should have the important responsibility of healthcare [...]

By | October 6th, 2014|Elder Law, Healthcare|0 Comments

How Can I Transition From A Nursing Home To An Assisted Living Facility or Back Home?

Although most people move from their home or an assisted living facility (ALF) to a nursing home, in a minority of cases, the move happens in reverse. In those cases, when a person’s physical or mental functions improve, it is sometimes possible for a nursing home resident to transition back into the community, either at [...]

By | December 5th, 2012|Healthcare, Medicaid Eligibility|0 Comments