Makofsky Law Group, P.C. and Care Answered recently hosted a webinar on the upcoming changes to the community Medicaid program. Attorney Deidre M. Baker discussed the financial changes and the new lookback period while Nicole Christensen discussed the increased medical assessment standards that are expected.
Deidre M. Baker, Esq. of the Makofsky Law Group, P.C. and Nicole Christensen of Care Answered will be discussing the significant upcoming changes to the Community Medicaid program including the new home care lookback and penalty period rules and more stringent medical eligibility rules.
We happily announce that Lisa R. Valente is now a partner at Makofsky Law Group, P.C. Lisa is a long-time employee of the firm, having begun her employment in 1995 in a part-time position.
Congratulations if you are approaching retirement age! Before you plan that big party, however, make sure that you have put some thought into when to claim your Social Security benefits.
2020 was a tough year. Many people are ready to put it in the past, but we cannot forget the lessons 2020 taught us. Our daily lives were upended and many individuals faced the reality that their affairs were not in order during a frightening time.
The Medicaid Regional rates for 2021 were recently released. Traditionally, these regional rates are important for those applicants who have made gifts or transfers in the five years immediately preceding their nursing home Medicaid application.
Here at Makofsky Law Group, P.C. we always encourage everyone to use time with family to not only enjoy the celebrations and holiday treats, but also to ensure that your more vulnerable loved ones are safe and having their needs met.
Elder law is a term that covers a wide array of legal, family, and financial issues. The term elder law is confusing because seniors are not the only type of clients who can benefit from the advice of an elder law attorney.
Please look for Ellen and Deidre in this weekend’s New York Times where they will be featured in the New York Metro 2021 SuperLawyers insert on Sunday, November 1, 2020.
Makofsky Law Group, P.C. is proud to announce that two of the firm’s attorneys, Ellen Makofsky and Deidre Baker, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America within the practice area of Elder Law.
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