If you or someone you love is on Medicare, you need to know about the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON). The MOON is a standardized notice to inform beneficiaries (including Medicare health plan enrollees) that they are an outpatient receiving observation services and not an inpatient of the hospital or critical access hospital (CAH). These facilities must begin giving the MOON notice to patients no later than March 8, 2017. This is important because outpatient st
Our ears always perk up whenever we hear that there might be a changes in estate taxes. So when we saw this article run in the Saturday, February 18, 2017 edition of the New York Times, we thought it was important enough to share with you. In addition to discussing some of President Trump's plans of the so-called death tax, this article provides a good overview of the current state of estate taxes.
Attorney Kim Kimbrough and radio host Gayla Zoz record an episode of Getting Ready at the Chuck FM studios in Athens, GA. If you want to know more about how to plan ahead for the many twists and turns in life, tune in to WXKT Chuck 103.7 in Athens every Sunday morning at 8 am for Getting Ready for Whatever Life Dishes Out, a 30-minute radio program where attorney Kim Kimbrough and friends challenge you to think about the unthinkable, prepare for the unimaginable, and ultimate
What are the biggest regrets people have before they die? The answers may surprise you. For many years, Bronnie Ware – an Australian nurse and counselor – worked in palliative care; taking care of terminally ill people, most of whom had less than 12 weeks to live. Her patients were typically old people with very serious illnesses, waiting to die. As part of therapy, Bronnie would ask about any regrets they had about their lives, and anything they would do differently if life
Interested in volunteering for Alzheimer’s and related dementias research? Search for clinical trials and studies near you with NIA’s clinical trials tool. Here are some of the newest listings. Click on the trial name for details, including contact information. Diet: MIND Diet to Prevent Cognitive Decline (Chicago, IL, and Boston, MA) Drugs: Nilotinib for Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease (Washington, DC) Cognitive Training: Cognitive Training to Prevent Postoperative Deli
At Kimbrough Law, we believe that educated families make better decisions. It's why we post educational videos and articles in this space three times each week. It's also why our website has a section dedicated to frequently-asked questions. We want you to have as much information as possible. If you haven't seen our FAQ section, check it out. You'll find answers to questions on lots of topics, including Life Care Planning, estate planning, elder law, asset protection, long-t
The care of elderly loved ones can be a long journey with many twists and turns. At Kimbrough Law, we are honored to provide support, guidance and comfort to families throughout the process. This letter from a client, shared with his permission, perfectly captures the outcomes that we strive to create for our clients. We are always grateful for the opportunity to serve.