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Hot Topics in Elder Law: Medicaid and Other Issues

February 26, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Attend by Live Webcast

6 MCLE Credit Hours

Exponential growth in the senior population, accompanied by an increase in programs and benefits, has created a rapidly expanding need for legal assistance for the elderly.  Whatever your area of practice, this seminar will provide you with the essential information and practical strategies you need to protect your clients – or even your own family. 

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Registration Options: You can attend this seminar by watching a live webcast on your computer.


The Schedule

8:25        Welcome
Presider: Lynn Campisi, Campisi Law PC, Birmingham

8:30        Basic Medicaid Eligibility
Thomas Ryan Jr.
Ryan Hicks Cumpton & Cumpton LLP, Huntsville

9:15        Medicaid Spousal Rules: Maximizing the Spouse’s Protected Income and Resources
Jennifer Q. Griffin
Campisi Law PC, Birmingham

10:00     Break

10:10     Solving Common Problems in Medicaid: Valuations, Sharing the Homeplace, Transfer Penalties and when the 5 Year Plan Goes BUST!
Lynn Campisi
Campisi Law PC, Birmingham

10:55     Using Conservatorships for Medicaid Planning
Connie L. Glass
Elder Law Firm of Connie Glass PC, Huntsville

11:40     Break for Lunch

12:40     Government Benefits & Long Term Care Planning: An overview of programs and how to use them (SSI, DAC, Medicaid Waivers, QMB, SLMB, QI, SOBRA, QIT, VA benefits and appeals, SNTs, etc.)
Melanie Bradford Holliman

Bradford & Holliman LLC, Pelham

1:35        Current Issues in Medicaid Liens and Estate Recovery and Medicare
Clayton K. Davis
Davis & Associates, Dothan

2:25        Break

2:35        Nursing Home COVID Liability: Obstacles to Seeking Damages
Hugh M. Lee
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

3:05        Elder Abuse and Elder Protection Laws: How to Work with DHR
Diane Dunning, Alabama Department of Human Resources, Birmingham
Sidney C. Summey, White Arnold & Dowd PC, Birmingham           

3:50        Adjourn