NURSING HOMES PATIENTS’ RIGHTS ALERT

CMS issued guidance (1/18/2023) related to evidence of an increase in schizophrenia diagnoses following a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General that found there was a 194% increase in the number of residents diagnosed...

Budget Briefing on the NYS Office for the Aging Budget

Date: February 3, 2023.  10:00 AM;  REGISTER Governor Hochul will present her budget to the legislature on Wednesday, Feb. 1. StateWide will be reviewing the budget proposals and the impact on older New Yorkers in this briefing. We will host a second briefing on aging...

NYC Subways – Settlement Fairness Hearing

The Southern District of New York (federal court) has scheduled a Fairness Hearing for April 7, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. It will be held in person at: Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse Southern District of New York 40 Foley Square Courtroom 619 New York, NY 10007...

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StateWide is committed to providing education about the important issues affecting seniors today such as Medicare Fraud, Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC), Patient’s Rights, Ending Medical Debt and more. If you or your organization would like to request...

End Medical Debt – Story Collection

SHARE YOUR STORY  Between 2015 and 2020 over 52,000 New Yorkers were sued by hospitals over medical debt. Many New Yorkers burdened by medical debt have found themselves put into collection –particularly people of color in certain regions of our state. The End...