Health Law

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Releases First National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease Posted by: Jerold E. Rothkoff Posted Date: Monday, May 28, 2012 18:35 The plan includes a detailed listing of current federal activities and, as directed by the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA), initial recommendations for priority actions to expand, eliminate, […]

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Releases First National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease Posted by: Jerold E. Rothkoff Posted Date: Monday, May 28, 2012 18:35 The plan includes a detailed listing of current federal activities and, as directed by the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA), initial recommendations for priority actions to expand, eliminate, […]

iPad Applications for Seniors Posted by: Jerold E. Rothkoff Posted Date: Monday, March 26, 2012 12:22 As many of you know, a new iPad hit the market just a few weeks ago.  The iPad series is a popular line of tablet computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPad is primarily used as […]

For terminally ill, new NJ law gives final say on medical care Posted by: Jerold E. Rothkoff Posted Date: Saturday, January 7, 2012 14:09 On December 21, 2011, Governor Christie signed into law “Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment” or POLST.  The law moved NJ in line with more than 30 other states. POLST allows […]

Study Shows That Many Surgeons Don’t Discuss End-of-Life Wishes with Patients Before Risky Procedures Posted by: Jerold E. Rothkoff Posted Date: Sunday, December 25, 2011 09:13 Many U.S. surgeons fail to discuss their patients’ wishes in case a risky operation goes awry, and even more would not operate if patients limited what could be done […]

Obama Administration Will Not Move Forward With CLASS Act Posted by: Jerold E. Rothkoff Posted Date: Monday, October 17, 2011 16:54 The Obama administration announced on October 14, 2011 that it will not move forward with a new long-term care law – because of problems with paying for it. Congressional Republicans had vowed to kill […]

Health Care Reform Posted by: Jerold E. Rothkoff Posted Date: Sunday, April 18, 2010 19:41 The biggest news of the past several weeks has been the enactment of health care reform legislation. The legislation was passed in two stages: the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” and the “Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of […]

In late April, Jerry Rothkoff and Amanda Jacob attended the 2006 Symposium of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). During the NAELA Symposium, Mr. Rothkoff and Ms. Jacob attended seminars on “Medicare Part D,” “Veteran’s Services Available for the Elderly or Disabled Client,” “Planning Your Own Retirement,” “Guiding Your Client to get the […]