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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.

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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July newsletter, with all links working, now available

Earlier today, we released our July 2019 newsletter from R. F. Meyer & Associates.  Unfortunately, we ran into some technical difficulties in composition, and some of our links to articles in the newsletter did not work properly. Please accept out apologies and...

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June newsletter from RFMA now available

Earlier today we released our June R.F. Meyer & Associates client newsletter. Articles this month feature good information on Living Wills and Do Not Resuscitate Orders, and some finer points of Medicaid planning, Medicare navigation and Estate Planning for a...

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How to Fight a Nursing Home Discharge

Once a resident is settled in a nursing home, being told to leave can be very traumatic. Nursing homes are required to follow certain procedures before discharging a resident, but family members often accept the discharge without questioning it. Residents can fight...

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What’s a Health Care Proxy and Why Do I Need One?

If you become incapacitated, who will make your medical decisions? A health care proxy allows you to appoint someone else to act as your agent for medical decisions. It will ensure that your medical treatment instructions are carried out, and it is especially...

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