CP Nassau 15th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

* THE ULTIMATE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE! * INDOOR ASSEMBLY AREA! COME ON DOWN AND ENJOY DJ, FREE HOT DOGS, HOT CHOCOLATE,  HOT COFFEE, HOT SOUP, & HOT TEA! (While supplies last) Follow on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/CPNassauPolarBearPlunge  REGISTER TODAY!

Remembering Parkland

On February 14, 2018 a lone gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where he killed seventeen people and injured 15 more in a mass shooting. A year later, the world is still mourning those we lost. They will not be forgotten as many inspired a movement of activism in school safety and sensible gun control. On a special two-part episode… Read More »

Who can help with the sale of my house from my Trust?

When advising clients regarding Medicaid asset protection planning, it is common to recommend the transfer of their residence (and other properties they may own) to a Medicaid Asset Protection Trust (“MAPT”). After five years, the trust assets would not be considered an available resource for purposes of determining Medicaid eligibility. One of the most frequently… Read More »

Tune in to the 2019 CFN Telethon!

Catch Co-Host and Creator of the Three-Time Telly Award Winning Show, Family Comes First™,  Vincent J. Russo on Catholic Faith Network’s Telethon this Weekend! Vincent J. Russo Will Be on CFN’s Telethon (Cablevision Channels 29 & 137; Verizon FiOS TV Channel 296; or Charter Spectrum Channels 162 & 471) Saturday, February 9th from 6:30 pm – 7:30… Read More »

What to Expect this Tax Season

This tax season will be the first which incorporates the significant tax rule changes implemented under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in late 2017 (“TCJA”). One of the goals of the TCJA was to simplify tax filings, however despite the rhetoric, the TCJA added significant complexity that may change a process you thought… Read More »

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2019 Medicare Figures

This update provides new Medicare figures for 2019. Medicare Part A: Hospital Services Inpatient hospital deductible $1,364/illness Daily co-insurance $0/day 1-60 $341/day 61-90 $682/day 91-150 Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Daily co-insurance amount $0/day 1 – 20 $170.50/day 21 – 100 Part A Premiums for those not otherwise entitled to Part A benefits who purchase Medicare… Read More »

Monthly Staff Update

The State of the Union address: An annual message delivered to Congress by the president of the United States, in which he describes the condition of the country, outlines the nation’s most serious problems, and proposes his annual program of legislation. Each January, Russo Law Group adopts this practice to help us look back on the past year… Read More »

New VA Pension Rules

Check out Kim N. Christian, Esq.’s Article on the New VA Pension Rules in the Latest Issue of The Nassau Lawyer! “As of October 18, 2018, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Pension Rules have changed in a significant way. There are several areas of the rules that were affected, including financial net worth, asset transfers and medical expense… Read More »

2019 Medicaid Update

Commencing January 1, 2019, there are new Medicaid amounts reflecting Medicaid eligibility.  2019 Asset and Income Allowances   One Person   Two People  Income Level *including $20 unearned income disregard  $  879  $  1,287  Medicaid Resource Level  $ 15,450  $  22,800  2019 Medicaid Transfer Rates for Nursing Home Care  Monthly Rates  Nassau and Suffolk Counties  $  13,407  New… Read More »

Theresa’s Fun Day Bowling Fundraiser!

Theresa’s Fun Day Bowling Fundraiser! Saturday, January 19, 2019 Pre-Registration is required  Register HERE today!  $20 per bowler | $10 for non-bowlers INCLUDES: Two Games of Bowling, a Slice of Pizza, Soda and Bowling Shoes.   * Everyone gets to spin the Wheel of Fortune for a chance to win a prize.   * Bake Sale and a… Read More »