Medicaid is currently the only affordable option for funding extended stay nursing home care for most U.S. citizens. This straightforward briefing outlines the criteria an applicant must meet to obtain Medicaid nursing home coverage. Get the basics down - register today!
Clarify what assets count toward resource eligibility and which are exempt.
Learn how transfer penalty period is calculated.
Get an overview of current Medicaid programs, waivers, and rules.
Who Should Attend
This Medicaid course is designed for attorneys. Accountants, care planners, nursing home administrators, fiduciaries, and paralegals may also benefit.
Medical/Level of Care Eligibility: The Needs Assessment
NBI, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.This program is designed to qualify for 1.50 hours (based on 50 minute credit hour) of continuing professional education credit for accountants. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint, refund and program cancellation, please contact our offices at (800) 930-6182.
This is a Basic level program presented in a group internet-based setting. No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required.Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to: 1. Recall the asset limit for purposes of Medicaid eligibility. 2. State what the lookback period for Medicaid transfer eligibility is. 3. Explain what Medicaid estate recovery rights are.Field(s) of Study -- Specialized Knowledge.
MELISSA ABU-ADAS is the managing member of the Law Office of Melissa H. Abu-Adas, LLC in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Ms. Abu-Adas' practice focuses on estate planning, elder law, wills, trusts, long-term care planning, Medicaid applications, guardianships, special needs trusts, and estate administration. She is licensed in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Ms. Abu-Adas graduated from Rutgers School of Law - Newark where she was a member of the Federal Tax Law Clinic. She served as a law clerk for the Honorable Victor Ashrafi in the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division. Ms. Abu-Adas is a member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys where she also previously served as president and Legislative Committee chair. She is also a member of New Jersey Bar Association - Elder Law & Disability Section.
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