New Year’s Greetings

The Stone Law Firm wishes you a healthy, prosperous, and happy 2019!  We greatly appreciate the opportunity to provide elders and special needs individuals in the community with legal services.  In 2019, we look forward to assisting clients with navigating complex Medicaid long-term care programs and other public benefits, and with estate planning...

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Senators Secretly Crafting Bill to Cut Eldercare

 

Following widespread protests at congressional town hall meetings over the American Health Care Act - the House bill that would repeal key ACA provisions, end Medicaid as an entitlement, and leave 23 million uninsured - Senate leaders are crafting a similar health care bill in secrecy, with no committee hearings, debate, or public input from stakeholders.   Only 10-12 Republican senators are writing the far-reaching health care legislation, which  would make savage cuts...

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Republicans Plan Eldercare Cuts

The Houston Chronicle published the following editorial on April 6, 2016: 

"Cutting the safety net: 

Republicans plan to reduce the federal government's contribution to health care. 

It's the time of year when we face, once again, the specter of Ebenezer Scrooge, that most parsimonious and black-hearted of, well, scrooges. This year, however, he has a modern...

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Fewer Physicians Accepting Medicaid Patients

It’s often thought that the battle of Medicaid ends after being accepted – once admitted into the program, low income families should be able to receive the health care they need. Unfortunately, in certain areas of the U.S., families aren’t being accepted by the physicians in their zone, leading some ill patients to...

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