Covid-19

With our unwelcome free time and laser focus on health, this is probably a good time to review and possibly update our Health Care Advance Directives. We should reconsider who we want to make treatment decisions in a hospital setting, in the event that we are unable to speak for ourselves. In NYS, this is

Medicaid Spousal Refusal in New York is Under Attack-(Again)

The Governor’s ‘Medicaid Redesign Team’ recently proposed eliminating spousal refusal. What would this mean for NY seniors? The term Spousal Refusal sounds mean-spirited. Should an individual be allowed to legally walk away from his or her spouse’s long term care bills? In many cases, I believe the answer is yes. Here’s why: Long Term Care