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Health Care Facility Reimbursement and Recovery

Health Care Facility Reimbursement & Recovery Guidebook

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Effectively managing your bottom line is as important as providing superior health care services to your residents. In fact, proper standards of care are impossible to maintain while your fiscal health is suffering.

At Cona Elder Law, we help health care facilities protect and improve their bottom line. Our firm has a diligent and aggressive staff of attorneys and paralegals with a strong proven record of success — resolving close to 90% of our cases in favor of the facility.

Cona Elder Law is recognized for superior advocacy and unparalleled negotiating skills. We believe the best results are attained by employing innovative strategies, creative techniques and old fashioned hard work.

Cona Elder Law is successful in helping skilled nursing facilities (SNF) and hospitals obtain payment from Medicaid, Medicare, insurance carriers, residents or their representative. Our attorneys are experienced in every aspect of New York litigation in all court jurisdictions.

We will secure Medicaid eligibility on behalf of residents, recoup payment of private pay balances or Net Available Monthly Income (NAMI) from the resident or their representative, negotiate resolutions and, when necessary, aggressively litigate cases.

By securing and ensuring a payment source for individuals’ long term health care needs, Cona Elder Law helps health care facilities sustain quality care.

Health Care Collections and Litigation in New York

The health care collection and litigation team of attorneys at Cona Elder Law are laser focused on assisting our clients reduce their receivables. We offer extensive experience pursuing all sources for health care reimbursement and recovery.

Cona Elder Law has litigated cases in all New York court jurisdictions for the past two decades.  We prosecute and resolve cases cost-effectively and efficiently. We handle all collection and litigation matters, including:

  • Securing private pay balances and past due NAMI
  • Litigating claims in all courts throughout New York State
  • Pursuing claims against estates in Surrogate’s Court
  • Securing judgments, restraining assets and garnishing wages

Simply put, we'll go the distance to collect on your health care account receivables. Learn more about our New York health care collections and litigations.

Medicaid Cases in New York

Denials of Medicaid claims or late pick-up dates can easily cost your facility tens of thousands of dollars. However, the team of healthcare attorneys at Cona Elder Law bring decades of experience representing facilities to quickly resolve complex Medicaid issues, including:

  • Preparing complex Medicaid Applications involving transfers of assets or real property, uncooperative families and documentary evidence problems
  • Advocating at Fair Hearings
  • Processing Article 78 Proceedings
  • Resolving excess resource issues, penalty periods and spousal refusal matters
  • Handling Undue Hardship Waivers
  • Securing benefits for non-US citizens via PRUCOL status

Due to our creative, cutting-edge techniques and our aggressive advocacy before the Departments of Social Services, we proudly boast a 90% success rate in securing Medicaid benefits on behalf of our healthcare facility clients.

Read more about our New York Medicaid services.

Guardianships in New York

Cona Elder Law protects facilities from liability when caring for individuals incapable of making financial or healthcare decisions. We handle all guardianship matters, including:

  • Obtaining the appointment of a guardian who will marshal the resident’s assets and pay their bills
  • Securing immediate conditional Medicaid eligibility
  • Restraining bank accounts and securing other assets immediately
  • Working with guardians to spend down assets, sell real property and secure Medicaid eligibility
  • Eliminating or reducing Medicaid penalty periods via turnover proceedings and undue hardship waivers
  • Handling emergency petitions and life support hearings
  • Achieving timely discharges and transfers

Learn more about New York healthcare guardianships.

New York Discharge Procedures

Cona Elder Law is experienced in navigating the complicated laws governing the discharge of patients and residents.  We assist health care facilities in complying with state laws and regulations to ensure that your facility is not exposed to liability in the discharge process. Cona Elder Law handles all discharge issues, including:

  • Preparing discharge notices in compliance with New York statutes and regulations
  • Counseling facility staff regarding psychiatric transfers and discharges
  • Assisting with emergency discharges
  • Advising staff on patient violence and health and safety threats

At Cona Elder Law, our experience allows us to guide health care facilities through the complicated regulations and laws.   We will work closely with you and provide guidance to ensure a safe and appropriate discharge. 

Read more about New York patient discharge plans.

Contact Cona Elder Law for Health Care Facility Reimbursement and Recovery

The attorneys at Cona Elder Law bring more than 20 years of experience assisting health care facilities with reimbursement and recovery. We'll use our expertise to help your facility improve its bottom line.

Since 1998, we've helped facilities with our comprehensive suite of solutions. Instead of worrying about your A/R and your next receivables meeting, you can have a renewed focus on delivering the highest level of care to your patients and residents.

Contact Cona Elder Law today.

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