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Moriah Adamo is a partner at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP.
Ms. Adamo represents nursing facilities and individuals in all aspects of securing third party benefits, including Medicaid. Ms. Adamo focuses her practice on formulating asset protection strategies, applying for Medicaid, initiating and pursuing appeals of Medicaid denials, including drafting reconsideration applications, preparing for and advocating for appellants at Fair Hearings and Article 78 proceedings. She distinguishes herself as a litigator pursing maximization of Medicaid benefits and priority of reimbursement in the context of Article 81 Guardianship and estate proceedings. Additionally, Ms. Adamo counsels clients with respect to all Medicaid benefits, including advocating for increased home care hours, reversing penalty periods, and eliminating findings of excess resources.
Ms. Adamo is a frequent lecturer on the various Medicaid topics. Ms. Adamo has co-authored published articles examining various issues involving maximization of Medicaid benefits. She currently serves as co-chair of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Elder Law, Social Services & Health Advocacy Committee.
Prior to joining Abrams Fensterman, Ms. Adamo was an associate at a boutique long island elder law firm. There, in addition to Medicaid practice, Ms. Adamo worked on all aspects of Article 81 guardianship proceedings, uncontested and contested probate proceedings, and formulating and executing asset protection plans.
Ms. Adamo graduated from Arizona State University, manga cum laude, and Touro Law School, summa cum laude. At Touro Law School, Ms. Adamo was a faculty fellow, recipient of a judicial clerkship fellowship, a merit scholar, and a member of the moot court team.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Partner||Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf LLP||2009 - Present|
|Associate||Genser Dubow Genser & Cona, LLP||2007 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Member||N/A|
|Nassau County Bar Associations' Elder Law, Social Services and Health Advocacy Committee||Co-chair||N/A|
|New York Bar Association, Elder and Special Needs Law Journal||The Provider's Role in Proving Undue Hardship||2012|
|New York Law Journal||Covering Guardianship Costs in a Post-'Deanna W.' World||2011|
|New York Law Journal||Reflecting on Scope of Guardianship Appointments||2011|
|New York State Bar Association Journal||Paying for Long-Term Care||2011|
|Abrams Fensterman Insights||National Healthcare Decisions Day Highlights Need for Every Adult to Have Advance Directives||2011|
|Abrams Fensterman Insights||Reducing Nursing Home Receivables: Medicaid recipients and the nursing home's liability for guardianships fees||2011|
|Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|Arizona State University||Anthropology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Meeting of the Elder Law Social Services & Health Advocacy Committee||Managed Care Expansion to Nursing Home Coverage||2015|
|Managed Care and Nursing Home Provider||Managing Managed Care: A Nursing Home's Guide to Survival||2015|
|Medicaid Managed Care CLE||The Nuts & Bolts of Medicaid Managed Long Term Care||2014|