Keep Up with the Latest Changes in the Rules and Practices
Qualifying for nursing home care benefit under Medicaid takes meticulous attention to detail and, most importantly, the latest information on the requirements and limitations involved. This timely legal course gives you an overview of the current rules and working approaches to help you qualify clients without breaking their family's financial well-being. Keep up with the practice - register today!
Comply with the new restrictions on Medicaid asset planning.
Find solutions for Medicaid applicants when spousal allowances are not the option.
Get an update on application, self-attestation and redetermination changes following the pandemic.
Address current grey areas, including asset valuation and home care coverage.
New and Proposed Legislation and Regulation Affecting the Practice
Current Medicaid Eligibility by Level and Type of Care (Including Home Care)
New and Tightened Restrictions on Asset/Income Planning and What Works: Trusts, Annuities, SPIAs, Transfers, Promissory Notes
Current Homestead and Family Caregiver Issues
Spousal Impoverishment Rules Update
Valuations in Medicaid Asset Planning
Conservatorships and Medicaid Eligibility
Medicaid Planning Options for Single Applicants
Application Changes: Expanded Presumptive Eligibility, Self-Attestation, Redetermination, Post-Enrollment Verification, and More
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.
JAMES L. KOEWLER JR. is the founder of The Koewler Law Firm, where his main areas of practice include elder law, special needs and Medicaid planning, and Veterans disability. He is a member of the Ohio State, American, Cleveland Metropolitan, and Akron bar associations. Mr. Koewler is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He earned his B.S. degree from Purdue University and his J.D. degree from Indiana University.
MARTHA J. PATTERSON is the principal of Geisler Patterson Law, where she focuses her practice on estate planning and elder law, and is a certified elder law attorney (CELA) as certified by the National Elder Law Foundation. Ms. Patterson is the author of The Nursing Home Dilemma. She has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News, Good Morning America, KABC and KNX Radio. Ms. Patterson is a member of Elder Counsel and The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, as well as the Southern California Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, San Fernando Valley Estate Planning Council and Southern California Council of Elder Law Attorneys. Ms. Patterson earned her B.S. degree from California State University-Fullerton and her J.D. degree from Western State University School of Law.
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