Once a person is approved for Community Medicaid, which is care provided by a home health aide to a Medicaid recipient in his or her home, he or she must be evaluated by a Managed Long-Term Care Company (MLTCC) before receiving services. As a requirement of the Department of Social Services (DSS), an approved Community Medicaid recipient must enroll with a MLTCC who will send an evaluator to assess the benefit recipient’s condition in order to create a care plan that will suit his or her daily needs. The evaluator will determine the number of hours per day that the recipient is entitled to receive a home health aide to assist with his or her basic daily needs. Continue reading “Remember: There is a Secondary Process by a MLTCC Once Approved for Community Medicaid”
More often than not, a Last Will and Testament fails to address a decedent’s wishes for how to distribute his or her personal property. Personal property may include low-value tangible items, keepsakes, high-end artwork, jewelry, antiques, coin collections or valuable wine or liquor collections, among other things. Continue reading “Personal Property Should Always Be Addressed in a Last Will and Testament”
While a testator has the ability to name anyone as his or her executor, there are certain grounds for disqualification. According to the Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act § 707, a nominated executor is ineligible if he or she is: Continue reading “New Executor Nomination Form Explicitly Requests Criminal History”
There are many types of business entities you can form, including sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLCs, and corporations, among others. Many entrepreneurs opt to form a corporation because of the unique benefits that are associated with it, which include: Continue reading “Forming A Business Corporation in New York”
Having a medical practice evaluated by a professional is extremely important in order to avoid contentious issues in the future, especially when there are multiple stakeholders as part of the practice. With that being said, here are some important factors to take into consideration prior to having your medical practice valued: Continue reading “Evaluating Your Medical Practice”
Make sure your medical practice is compliant with both state and federal regulations or you may be subject to fines and penalties, or worse. Here are a few tips to mitigate the risk of becoming non-compliant: Continue reading “Compliance Issues Can Hurt Your Medical Practice”
Starting a new business or joining a currently existing business can bring a few challenges. One challenge that arises comes from the hiring process. There are multiple types of workers that can work for you. These can include Full-time Employees, Part-time Employees, Interns, and Independent Contractors. Continue reading “Choosing the Right Classification of Worker for Your Business”
In this segment Jim Clark answers the most popular questions that come up through his interactions with landlords and real estate investors through his presentations to local organizations, networking, one on one conversations as well as direct posting through his website and social media. Continue reading “Landlord & Investor Q&A August 2018: Presented by Attorney Jim Clark”
Tough words to hear, but true. I work with landlords every day, and I see all kinds of ways they get into trouble. Some troubles come from natural disasters and others come from malicious tenants, but all of it causes much distress to landlords. Continue reading “You Are the Reason for Your Tenant Woes”
When doctors notify patients of a grave prognosis, they typically do their best to ensure that the patient is as comfortable as possible and lives out the rest of his or her days according to their wishes. Many of those who have suffered from a terminal illness for so long welcome death, and, sometimes, even wish to speed up the process with life-ending medication. This practice is controversial in that some view it as murder, or going against nature, while others believe it to be showing mercy by ending the patient’s suffering.
There are three broad categories related to end-of-life decisions, including euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide, and the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment.
Continue reading “The Rights of a Terminally Ill Patient to End His or Her Own Life”