As hospitals around the country brace for an expected surge of patients inflicted with the COVID-19 coronavirus, there are fears that health care providers will begin rationing treatment, with [...]
The duty a trustee owes to a beneficiary is a fiduciary duty which is the highest duty the law creates for one person to another. What happens, though, if disputes arise?
As part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic, the federal government is broadly expanding coverage of Medicare telehealth services to beneficiaries and relaxing HIPAA enforcement. This [...]
The spread of the coronavirus to nursing home residents has caused the federal government to direct nursing homes to restrict visitor access. Families are having to find new ways to stay in [...]
To protect its workers and the public during the coronavirus pandemic, the Social Security Administration has suspended face-to-face service at its field offices and hearings offices [...]
To protect its workers and the public during the coronavirus pandemic, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has suspended face-to-face service to the public at its field offices and [...]
As the coronavirus spreads across the United States, nursing home residents are among the most vulnerable to the disease. How to try to ensure that your loved one stays healthy?
March 16, 2020 To: HACKMAN & PHILLIPS Elder Law RI LLC Clients, and Community Partners (COVID-19) Update: Our Commitment to Clients and Our Employees. As we continue to monitor Coronavirus [...]
Student loan officials from seven states and the District of Columbia are calling on the federal government to automatically discharge the student loan debt of people with disabilities who are [...]
With coronavirus dominating news coverage and creating alarm, it is important to know that Medicare and Medicaid will cover tests for the virus.