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New Law Expands Benefits for Chronically Ill Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries - Congress expanded benefits for Medicare recipients with chronic conditions in its latest budget bill. The law gives some Medicare plans the option of covering certain non-medical benefits and also increases telehealth services.
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Lawsuit Alleges Assisted Living Facilities Discriminate Against Wheelchair Users - A lawsuit in New York state highlights an issue with some assisted living facilities: No wheelchairs allowed. 
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Will Small Gifts Really Disqualify My Mother from Medicaid? - Someone told my mom to stop giving monetary gifts to her family -- even for very small amounts. She wants to be able to give her grandchildren between $25 to $50 for holidays and special events like weddings or graduations. Will amounts that small really disqualify her from Medicaid or cause her to be penalized? What if she buys gift cards or tangible gifts? Will Medicaid really penalize for this as well?
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Where’s My New Medicare Card? How to Find Out the Status - The federal government has begun mailing new Medicare cards to 59 million Americans. You should keep track of when your new card will arrive and contact Medicare if you don't receive it.
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How Much Do I Pay My Agent Under a Power of Attorney? - I want to appoint my neighbor to be my agent under a power of attorney for health care. I have no idea what people usually pay for someone to be an agent under a power of attorney. What should I pay my neighbor?
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Medicare Extends Deadline for Relief from Part B Penalties - Medicare is extending its offer of relief from penalties for certain Medicare beneficiaries who failed to sign up for Medicare Part B because they had coverage through the individual insurance marketplace.
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When Can an Adult Child Be Liable for a Parent's Nursing Home Bill? - While a nursing home cannot require a child to be personally liable for their parent's nursing home bill, there are circumstances in which children can end up having to pay.
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Problems With Guardianship System Is Focus of John Oliver Show - In a funny and scary segment, John Oliver recently highlighted problems with the guardianship system on his HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
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Can My Mother's Agent Under a Power of Attorney Sell Her Belongings? - My mother's lawyer is her agent under a power of attorney. The lawyer sold some of her household belongings. He didn't even bother talking to her about it. What can I do?
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Court Overturns Obama Rule Protecting Investors Saving for Retirement - A U.S. court of appeal has struck down a Department of Labor rule that was intended to prevent financial advisers from steering their clients to bad retirement investments, but the Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed new regulations to at least partially address the same problem.
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