Brett D. Nussbaum
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educationB.S. | Cornell University (1987) J.D. | Hofstra University School of Law (1990)
Brett D. Nussbaum is a partner of the firm in the Health Care Department. He practices in the areas of guardianship, self-pay, Medicaid, and estate collection litigation.
Mr. Nussbaum represents nursing homes throughout New York State, advising them in all areas of reimbursement related issues. He has extensive experience in representing nursing homes in Mental Hygiene Law Article 81 Guardianship proceedings in an effort to obtain Medicaid eligibility for their residents. Mr. Nussbaum also advises and represents hospitals in an effort to solve complex discharge planning problems. He has brought actions in New York State Supreme Court and Surrogate’s Court to solve clients’ accounts receivables troubles.
Mr. Nussbaum is recognized in New York State in the elder law and guardianship field. He has given numerous lectures to Nursing Home and Hospital Associations in an effort to have these entities streamline their nursing home admissions process and limit their potential liability from non-paying individuals. Mr. Nussbaum, for the past several years, has been a mentor in the New York Law School Elder Law Clinic.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Nussbaum began his career as a prosecutor in the Bronx County District Attorney’s office and later was a partner in a Long Island law firm.
He is admitted to practice in New York State as well as the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Section, and Guardianship Committee. He also is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Mr. Nussbaum is a graduate of Cornell University (B.S, 1987) and of Hofstra University School of Law (J.D. 1990).