California Implements Medi-Cal Coverage for Autism Treatment

RELATED TOPICS: Children’s Health Coverage Beginning September 2014, children enrolled in Medi-Cal will be eligible to receive the clinical standard-of-care treatment for autism spectrum disorders, including applied behavior analysis or ABA therapy, theKaiser Health News/Los Angeles Daily News reports. Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid program. Background Under a recent rule, CMS said that ABA therapy and…

Attract and Retain Good Talent With A Golden Handcuff

David B. Bruckman is managing director ofCitrin Cooperman Wealth Management, and contributes to The Legal Intelligencer, where this blog post originally appeared. 28 Many small business owners struggle to find affordable, easy and effective ways to reward and retain key employees. So-called endorsement split-dollar life is often a viable, yet little-known solution, that can be offered…

How Reliable Is The Medicare Star Rating?

When I read the following article, it struck home in a very real way.  On the day this article came out, I was researching a Sub Acute facility for my mother-in-law who was about to be discharged from the hospital.  Her first discharge to the only facility in the County resulted in a return to…