Cona Elder Law




Medicaid denials or late pick-up dates can cost a facility tens of thousands of dollars. Cona Elder Law represents health care facilities on behalf of individual residents and advocates before the local departments of social services to resolve complex Medicaid issues in New York.

Cona Elder Law is widely recognized for our superior advocacy and negotiating skills. The lawyers at our law firm on Long Island will partner with you to help effectively and efficiently resolve your Medicaid case.

How Can Our Long Island Law Firm Help with Medicaid-Related Legal Matters?

At Cona Elder Law, we can assist with the following:

Medicaid Applications

Cona Elder Law successfully prepares complex Medicaid applications involving transfers of assets and/or real property, uncooperative families and documentary evidence problems.  Our team of attorneys and paralegals works through deficits in information to complete applications in a timely manner so that the earliest possible Medicaid pick-up date can be preserved.

Reconsideration Applications

If the facility filed the original Medicaid Application that is subsequently denied, Cona Elder Law is often able to secure Medicaid benefits by filing a Reconsideration Application.  Cona Elder Law works diligently to secure required missing information or to prove good faith efforts. Issues regarding excess resources, gifts/asset transfers, penalty periods and spousal refusal matters can often be addressed and resolved without the need for a Fair Hearing.

Fair Hearings

Some eligibility issues simply cannot be resolved by the Medicaid case workers and a Fair Hearing is necessary to secure benefits. Cona Elder Law attorneys are well-versed in the Fair Hearing process, including producing memoranda of law and calling witnesses to testify.

Cona Elder Law has an over 90% success rate in securing Medicaid benefits on behalf of skilled nursing facilities and individual residents, collecting millions of dollars annually for our health care facility clients.

PRUCOL and Other Immigration Matters 

Cona Elder Law assists its health care facility clients in navigating numerous immigration-related issues, whether they involve a potential resident who is being evaluated for admission to the facility or a long-term resident who has been deemed ineligible for institutional Medicaid benefits due to his or her immigration status.  Our dedicated team skillfully prepares and files PRUCOL applications and other requests for relief with federal immigration authorities in order to render such individuals Medicaid-eligible.

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

Contact Cona Elder Law for Health Care Facility Medicaid Legal Counsel

Cona Elder Law is a leading New York firm providing comprehensive and cutting-edge strategies in resolving complex Medicaid issues. We offer a well-documented and proven Medicaid record of success in the resolution of Medicaid reimbursement.

 Contact us to learn more about the Medicaid services we offer.

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