These agenda times pertain to the Live Seminar Program only. Please note Agenda start times may be different for the video replay locations.
This program is a
SENIOR LAW PROJECT OF INDIANA LEGAL SERVICES, INC.
8:30 A.M. REGISTRATION
8:50 A.M. START TIME
12:00 P.M. LUNCH (On own/Networking)
1:15 P.M. RESUME
4:45 P.M. ADJOURNMENT
This comprehensive training is designed for beginners and experienced advocates of Medicaid for the elderly and disabled. We will cover eligibility, services covered, and the application and review process. We will review the current status of FSSA’s eligibility rules and disability processing. Emphasis will be placed on financial eligibility and planning for long term care. We will explain rules on estate recovery and transfers of assets. Finally, we will discuss use of the administrative appeal process, judicial review, and other litigation. Practical solutions will be offered for navigating the system.
- FINANCIAL ELIGIBILITY FOR NURSING HOME RESIDENTS, WAIVER
APPLICANTS, AND PERSONS IN THE COMMUNITY
- APPLICATIONS AND ANNUAL REVIEW RE-CERTIFICATIONS
- SPOUSAL IMPOVERISHMENT RULES
- HOME CARE OPTIONS
- RULES ON TRANSFERS OF ASSETS
- ESTATE RECOVERY
- PLANNING STRATEGIES
CRYSTAL FRANCIS is a Staff Attorney with the Senior Law Project of Indiana Legal Services, Inc. She has handled administrative and judicial Medicaid appeals for the disabled and elderly. She is a member of the Indiana and Arizona State Bar Associations.
DENNIS FRICK is Director of the Senior Law Project of Indiana Legal Services, Inc. He has represented Medicaid clients in administrative appeals, rule-making hearings, and in state and federal court. He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He is a past chair of the Elder Law Section of the Indiana State Bar Association.
CLAIRE LEWIS was formerly the Director of the Senior Law Project. She now has a private practice in Indianapolis where she focuses on Medicaid planning. She was Editor and Contributing Author for the 1996, 2000, 2005, 2009, and 2015 editions of the Indiana Bar Foundation's Laws of Aging, formerly the Legal Reference For Older Hoosiers. She is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She is a past chair of the Elder Law Section of the Indiana State Bar Association and of the Indiana Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
This program is a SENIOR LAW PROJECT OF INDIANA LEGAL SERVICES, INC. seminar.
- Only ONLINE registrants will receive a confirmation.
- CLE credits -- This course has been approved for 6 credit hours of Indiana Continuing Legal Education, and 5.5 credit hours for new attorneys.
- Direct non-confirmation inquiries to: Katie Coleman, (317) 829-3079.
To register with a check or to make an additional donation to the SENIOR LAW PROJECT, please send a check to:
Indiana Legal Services, Inc.
SENIOR LAW PROJECT
ATTN: Katie Coleman
151 N. Delaware Street, Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204