September 14, 2017

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August 21, 2017

Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders

Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders original article from CTLawHelp.org The Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE) is designed to help senior citizens stay in their home and not be unnecessarily institutionalized. Who qualifies for this program? Anyone 65 years or older The Department of Social Services has divided CHCPE into several categories based on financial and function eligibility Category 1: Individuals at risk of being hospitalized or placed in a nursing facility if […]
August 9, 2017

Important Medicare Case May Affect Patients Put on “Observation Status”

Important Medicare Case May Affect Patients Put on “Observation Status” Original article from medicareadvocacy.org Eighty- four year old North Carolina native Nancy Niemi was in the hospital for thirty-nine days earlier this year as doctors tried to stabilize her blood pressure and address other serious complications. During her stay, the hospital categorized her as an outpatient on “observational status.” As a result, she lacked the three day inpatient stay Medicare requires to cover the cost […]