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Thursday, November 18, 2020 @ 8:45 AM – 12:00 PMand Wednesday December 9 2020 @ 8:45 AM – 12:00 PMvia ZOOM online of course This seminar has been approved for 3 Read More

Medicare May Not Cover the Coronavirus Vaccine After All

While Medicare would cover a coronavirus vaccine approved through normal channels, if the Food and Drug Administration approves the vaccine through an emergency use authorization (EUA), Medicare will not cover Read More

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts October 15: Is It Time to Change Plans?

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, during which you can freely enroll in or switch plans, runs from October 15 to December 7. Now is the time to start shopping around to Read More

Michael Millonig selected for Best Lawyers in America- Elder Law

Michael J. Millonig has been selected for inclusion in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Elder Law. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is Read More

Which Nursing Home Rating System Should You Trust?

Choosing a nursing home for a loved one is a difficult decision and it can only be made more confusing by the various rating systems. A recent study found that Read More

Profile of Older Americans

A report tiled the 2019 Report on Older Americans was just released by the Administration on Aging (AoA), part of the Administration for Community Living, an operating division of the Read More

How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Affect Social Security?

The coronavirus pandemic is having a profound effect on the current U.S. economy, and it may have a detrimental effect on Social Security’s long-term financial situation. High unemployment rates mean Read More

Wife finds loophole to visit husband in nursing home

It has been very difficult for families with a loved one in a nursing home not being able to visit them. One women figured out a creative way to see Read More

Ohio Nursing home visitation amended COVID orders

The Ohio Dept. of Health has issued its fourth amended order concerning Ohio nursing homes. The biggest change is that it now allows residents to have their family and friends Read More

Funerals during Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic has made traditional funeral services very difficult for the family and friends of the deceased. The CDC guidelines for social distancing and state governmental restrictions on gatherings Read More

How Your Stimulus Check Affects Medicaid Eligibility

The coronavirus relief bill includes a direct payment to most Americans, but this has Medicaid recipients wondering  how the payment will affect them. Because the payment is not income, it should Read More

Is It a Good Idea to Bring Your Parent Home from the Nursing Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

With the coronavirus pandemic hitting nursing homes and assisted living facilities especially hard, families are wondering whether they should bring their parents or other loved ones home. It is a Read More

Coronavirus Relief Funds Paid to Deceased Americans Must Be Returned

The federal coronavirus relief bill has sent direct emergency payments to some 150 million Americans in the wake of the pandemic. Among the recipients are possibly millions of deceased individuals, Read More

Caring for Nursing Home Residents during Coronavirus

I have discussed before the problem of the isolation of nursing home residents in this time of coronavirus crisis. At this time, it looks like the visitation prohibition will last Read More

Ohio Medicaid & CARES Act

The CARES Act enacted in response to the coronavirus crisis has a broad range of benefits and special provisions. I will only cover here the effect on Medicaid recipients continuing Read More

Coronavirus & Ohio nursing homes- part II

I have been very encouraged by all the stories I have heard about nursing home staff making extra efforts to keep their residents in touch with their family. From simple Read More

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