submitted by Caroline McDonough, Esq. Each day, we continue to learn more about the widespread impact COVID-19 is having on the world.  With the increased knowledge, comes an increased understanding and awareness of how quickly this virus is able to spread.  Thus, testing is crucial to the efforts to slow the spread of the virus…

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Senior woman sitting on the wheelchair alone

submitted by Liam McMahon, Paralegal On May 8th the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services published a new rule for nursing homes that will change what COVID-19 information they are required to report to residents, their family and representatives, and CMS itself. Those requirements are detailed below, along with where residents and family can turn…

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Legal advocacy is essential. Our licensed attorneys and paralegals use the justice system to help our clients obtain vital resources, such as health care, safe housing, stable income, and freedom from abuse. Civil legal services lawyers are an important part of the human services community and, unlike criminal matters, there is no civil right to…

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submitted by Kelly Barrett Sarama, Supervising Attorney Please Note: Health care information has been updating rapidly. The information in this post is current as of April 1, 2020. Please check back frequently for relevant updates. What is Telemedicine? Telemedicine (also referred to as Telehealth) refers to the practice of caring for patients remotely, through the…

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submitted by F. Alex Fehrman, Esq. What if I have trouble paying my mortgage? This is a question that nobody wants to ask. Unfortunately, as the Covid-19 epidemic drags on and many individuals face an economic hardship, it is a question more and more people are asking during this difficult time. When your house is…

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