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Is Medicaid Planning Ethical?

With the help of elder law attorneys, those needing long-term care often artificially impoverish themselves in order to qualify for Medicaid coverage, thereby preserving their savings either for their healthy spouse or their children. Is this practice ethical? ...

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Nursing Home Whistleblowers Powerless to Blow Whistle

The nursing home ombudsman program is generally failing to do its job of protecting residents from abuse and neglect, according to an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, part of the paper's weeklong investigative series on preventable deaths in nursing...

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Medical Malpractice Attorneys Shun Elderly Clients

Elderly victims or their survivors rarely file malpractice suits because it can be impossible to find attorneys to represent them, according to an article in the The Bergen (New Jersey) Record. For the attorneys, it's a simple cost-benefit calculation:...

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