Nursing Homes

Representing New York Nursing Homes

Abrams Fensterman represents approximately 150 skilled nursing facilities in the New York, Metropolitan and Upstate areas with a legal team that includes an attorney trained as a nurse, two former Assistant Attorney Generals, the former director of social work at a skilled nursing facility and a former contractor for DOH's Long Island Medicaid Waiver Unit. Our representation of long term care facilities is wide ranging and includes the following matters and issues:

  • Development and implementation of corporate compliance programs including internal audits and self-disclosures
  • Collection and reduction of receivables using such administrative and judicial remedies as Fair Hearings (Medicaid and Managed Care), collection actions (private pay, Medicare co-insurance and NAMI), guardianships, estates and litigation (Article 78 proceedings, plenary actions against Medicaid, pre-collection discovery, restraints on growing NAMI debts)
  • Guardianship and estate proceedings (both pre- and post-appointment)
  • Criminal, civil and administrative investigations, audits and actions by the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General, New York State Attorney General's Office Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, New York State Department of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as well as other federal and State health care oversight agencies
  • New York State Department of Health surveys and plans of correction
  • Legal advice, counsel and representation in connection with the negotiation of ancillary provider agreements
  • Certificate of Need applications
  • Physician agreements
  • Resident treatment and decision-making issues and advance directives (e.g., DNR, Health Care Proxy and Living Wills)
  • Discharge planning
  • General corporate and business issues
  • Regulatory matters
  • Real estate development and financing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

For further information about our nursing home legal services, please contact our law firm on Long Island at 516-328-2300, in Brooklyn at 718-215-5300, White Plains at 914-607-7010, Rochester at 585-218-9999 or Albany at 518-535-9477 to schedule an initial consultation.


Howard Fensterman

Patrick Formato

Seth L. Berman
Gregory S. Choi Nicolas Corona Jr. Jordan Fensterman
Tiffany LaMar

Nancy Levitin

Jeffrey R. Neuman

Barbara Stegun Phair

Patti Piccininni

Greg Stoller