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Welcome to the blog of R. F. Meyer & Associates, where we share company news and informative articles related to our Elder Law, Probate and Estate Planning legal practice.

September newsletter available

September newsletter available

Earlier today we released the September 2019 newsletter from R.F. Meyer & Associates. This edition contains three informative articles about Medicaid rules on the coverage of long-term care in nursing homes, and a fourth about important estate planning...

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Reports Find Hospice Deficiencies Go Unaddressed

Reports Find Hospice Deficiencies Go Unaddressed

Hospice care is supposed to help terminally ill patients maintain their quality of life at the end of their life, but two new government reports find that serious problems in some hospices may be actually causing harm to hospice patients. The reports propose that...

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Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Are Back

Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Are Back

The Trump administration is officially rolling back a ban on the use of Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements that was initiated under President Obama. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a rule that once again allows nursing facilities to use...

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren May Qualify for Tax Credit

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren May Qualify for Tax Credit

Raising a grandchild can be tough financially, but grandparents should be aware that there is a tax credit available that could help them. Working grandparents who are supporting their grandchildren may qualify for the earned income tax credit, which could reduce the...

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August client newsletter released

August client newsletter released

Today we released the August client newsletter from R.F. Meyer & Associates.  We also post the newsletter here in our blog on ElderLaw.US for those who don’t receive the newsletter by email. Topics of the newsletter articles this month include taxes for...

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How to Plan Your Funeral

How to Plan Your Funeral

Thinking about your funeral may not be fun, but planning ahead can be exceedingly helpful for your family. It both lets them know your wishes and assists them during a stressful time. The following are steps you can take to plan ahead: Name who is in charge. The first...

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What’s Covered App Launched for Medicare Beneficiaries

What’s Covered App Launched for Medicare Beneficiaries

At the doctor's office and want to know if Medicare covers a procedure? There is an app for that -- the "What's Covered" app. Medicare has launched the free application to give beneficiaries a quick way to see whether the program covers a specific medical item or...

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