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  • Hospital Readmissions: Causes, Factors, and Other Facts A hospital readmission is when one is admitted back to a hospital within 30, 60, or 90 days after discharge. According to Healthcare.gov , “the number of hospital readmissions is often used in part to measure the quality of hospital care, since it can mean that your ... Continue Reading
  • Letter of Competency: What is It and Why Is It Needed? If you are a caregiver for an elderly family member, you may wonder if you should obtain a letter of competency from the doctor. A physician’s statement of mental competency involves important decisions that are life-altering. It should not be entered into without completely ... Continue Reading
  • How Long Do You Have to File Probate After Death? Dealing with the death of a loved one has its own share of struggles emotionally. Unfortunately, there are also monetary things to worry about such as the probate process. This process ensures the deceased’s assets go to the proper people. Additionally, it ensures that any ... Continue Reading
  • How to Find Out if Someone has a Will The death of a loved one is always a challenging time. Not knowing whether or not your loved one has a will can make that time even more difficult. But how do you find out if someone has a will? Ideally, the answer to “how to find out if someone has a will” would be to just ... Continue Reading
  • Does Power of Attorney End at Death? This is an important question that comes up after the death of a loved one. Before we determine what happens to a power of attorney (POA) after death, we must establish exactly what a power of attorney is, how it works, and who can override the power of attorney. Power of ... Continue Reading
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