End of life issues are difficult to face. Everyone that lives will eventually die. If you want to make your own choices as to how you're cared for, should you become gravely ill, it is important that you have a Living Will. A Living Will is an advance directive that explains to your loved ones and your physicians what type of life prolonging … [Read more...]
Don't make mistakes regarding your retirement. Your senior years should be enjoyable, relaxed and stimulating. They should not be frustrating and worrisome times. Have Sufficient Assets and Cash Flow You should not retire unless you have enough savings, pension, funds or 401K funds to support your lifestyle. Social Security alone will not be … [Read more...]
The Do’s and Don’ts of Estate Planning
Estate planning is a dry and dull subject. However, the family dynamics and transactions of celebrities bring issues involving estate planning before society as a whole. The deaths of Michael Jackson, Catherine Hepburn, singer Don Ho and the problems involved in their estates have been in the news in the past few years. The problems encountered by … [Read more...]
On February 17, 2011, more than one hundred doctors, nurses, physical therapists and other medical providers were arrested as part of a huge, nationwide investigation dealing with medicare fraud. Approximately seven hundred law enforcement personnel were involved in the arrests of individuals accused with illegally defrauding medicare of more than … [Read more...]
Medicare: How Do We Reform This Program?
Cutting Doctor Reimbursements Congress is considering a 23% reduction in the reimbursement to physicians who render medical treatment to Medicare patients. Will doctors accept this type of reduction? There is concern that the doctors will simply refuse to treat Medicare patients if they are not paid a reasonable fee. This will force … [Read more...]