CMS Announces New Healthcare Consumer Website

submitted by Liam McMahon, Paralegal In September of this year the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services launched a new website called Care Compare (https://www.medicare.gov/care-compare/). The website is intended to allow consumers, patients, and caregivers to make informed decisions about their healthcare based on cost, quality of care, volume of services, and other data. In…

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Kinship Care Month – Celebrating Non-Parent Caregivers

September is Kinship Care Month. Kinship Care refers to caregiver grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, adult siblings, and even family friends. Nationally, more than 2.7 million children live with relatives, and New York State has more than 200,000 children living full time with kin. The Center for Elder Law & Justice provides free legal representation to…

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