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The Slonim Law Firm takes pride in working closely with our clients to ensure that they obtain the best representation for the value. Helping people is our job. Preserving our client's rights and interests is our focus. By limiting our practice to the areas of Elder Law, Business Law, and Real Estate Law, we are able to best serve our clients.
Elder law consists of the several areas of practice including the Florida Probate of Formal Administration and Summary Administration of an estate; Guardianship of an incapacitated person or minor; Trust and Estate Planning utilizing Wills and Trusts; and Advance Directives such as Powers of Attorney, Health Care Surrogates, Living Wills, and Pre-need Guardianship Declarations.
The attorneys and staff of the Slonim Law Firm, P.A. shall always strive to provide ethical, cost effective, and client-friendly legal services in all the areas of the Firm's practice, while supporting the community at large.
We are able to attend to the areas of Estate Planning, Probate law, Guardianship law, and Medicaid Planning needs of clients coast to coast, from Florida to California. David Slonim is available to help clients throughout Florida, including Melbourne, Tampa, Orlando, Ocala, Jacksonville, Daytona, Miami, and Palm Beach. We are also proud to work with Adam Slonim, a family estate planning attorney in San Diego, California.We are also a proud member of the Brevard Real Estate Affinity program for all of Health First employees.
Contact us now at (321) 757-5701 to learn how we can best help you.
Shift Toward Hospice Care Has Increased Medicare Costs
The popularity of hospice care grew between 2004 and 2009, but that didn't bring down Medicare costs for people dying in nursing homes, according to a new study of three quarters of a million U.S. nursing home residents. "We found that although hospice use was associated with a reduction in aggressive end-of-life care, it was also associated with a net increase of $6,761 in Medicare expenditures per decedent in the last year of life," writes the research team, led by Dr. Pedro Gozalo of Brown University. Gozalo told Reuters Health in a telephone interview that the higher costs may be due, in part, to the fact that more patients are being enrolled in hospice earlier and those patients are more likely to be suffering from dementia or other problems that make it difficult to predict how long
Source: NAELA eBulletin
(May 13, 2015)