Nursing Homes

Representing New York Nursing Homes

Abrams Fensterman represents approximately 150 skilled nursing facilities in the New York, Metropolitan area 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 and NAMI), guardianships, estate proceedings and litigation
  • Guardianship proceedings
  • 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, Manhattan at 212-279-9200, White Plains at 914-607-7010, Rochester at 585-218-9999 or Albany at 518-535-9477 to schedule an initial consultation.


Seth L. Berman

Patrick Formato

Patti Piccininni

Gregory S. Choi

Michael Gurman

Greg Stoller

Nicholas Corona, Jr.

Nancy Levitin

Howard Fensterman

Jeffrey R. Neuman

Jordan Fensterman

Barbara Stegun Phair

Andrew S. Ferguson