Today's guest is Richard Tizzano. Richard specializes in the field of Elder Law and Long Term Care Crisis Management, Strategic Care Cost Risk Mitigation and Sustainability. For over 20 years, he has guided thousands of families through the unexpected journeys of elder legal issues and long-term care. Richard is also a best-selling author, his book, Accidental Safari is a guide to help you navigate the challenges that come with aging.
Today Richard is explaining to us what happens if we find ourselves on an unexpected journey to the Emergency Room. What's the difference between being admitted as a patient versus being under observation, and what's Medicare's role in this as it pertains to payment. Richard also talks about having a 9-1-1 Buddy.