What Case Managers/Discharge Planners Need to Know about Private Duty Home Care Services

This is a guest post written by Elizabeth Hogue, Esq., a well-known attorney in private practice with extensive experience in health care and clients all over the country.  In order to be appropriate for home health or hospice services paid for by any payor, including the Medicare Program, patients must either be able to care […]

How to Navigate Medicare Enrollment

Senior Medicare Plans Deserve Close Attention As if the months leading into the busy holiday season weren’t hectic enough, there’s another item to add to the family’s agenda: open enrollment for Medicare. If you care for a senior family member who receives Medicare benefits, you probably can’t afford to let this important time period go […]

Seniors Face a Wave of Medi-Cal Problems

Several Factors Make Medi-Cal Work Less than Perfectly A large government-sponsored health program is difficult to run. There are extremely large amounts of money involved, armies of employees to coordinate, and the serious needs of many thousands of citizens. The beneficiaries of the Medi-Cal system are thankful for the important services that it provides, but […]

Home Care in Solana Beach: Will Medi-Cal Cuts Hurt Patients?

Home Care in Solana Beach Explains Medi-Cal Prescription Cut With the nationwide health care upheaval caused by the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) in recent months, it is easy for smaller-scale changes to go unnoticed. For seniors under home care in Solana Beach, one of those smaller changes is a substantial reduction in the Medi-Cal program. […]

Home Care near Del Mar: What Does “Under Observation” Mean?

Home Care near Del Mar Explains a Confusing Medicare Loophole Millions of seniors across the country, including many under home care near Del Mar, depend on Medicare to pay hospital expenses. They assume that when they have a serious medical need, they will be able to get it addressed without worrying about bills piling up. […]