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A now-deceased resident had a large outstanding balance due. Cona Elder Law was retained to pursue Medicaid eligibility. While securing all necessary documentation for the Medicaid application and pending Fair Hearing, a Long Term Care Insurance policy was discovered. It became clear from the financial documentation that the former resident was not eligible for institutional Medicaid benefits. Putting the Medicaid application on hold, a claim was filed with the Long Term Care Insurance carrier, including all estate documents, billing records, and medical records.
Cona Elder Law attorneys filed a complete and thorough claim and then stayed in continuous and persistent contact with the Long Term Care insurance representatives to push the claim through to approval. In addition, despite the carrier’s policy of issuing benefit checks only to the estate of a deceased policy holder, our firm succeeded in having payment in the amount of $157,300 issued directly to the skilled nursing facility.
$157,300 recovered from Long Term Care Insurance Policy
This case was successfully handled by Cameron M. Catrambone, Esq.
Cona Elder Law is a full service law firm based in Melville, LI. Our firm concentrates in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, special needs planning and health care facility representation. We are proud to have been recognized for our innovative strategies, creative techniques and unparalleled negotiating skills unendingly driven toward our paramount objective - satisfying the needs of our clients.
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