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 Financing Home and Community-Based Services for the Elderly and Disabled

About the Program:
Recent health care reform developments in Connecticut intend to create a trend that moves individuals out of nursing homes and into the community. In order to effectively counsel clients, practitioners must be familiar with the community support services available to assist elderly and disabled clients affected by these initiatives.

At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to: locate resources, which will identify the appropriate programs to assist clients in meeting care expenses while living in the community, and assist clients in qualifying and re-qualifying for these programs. 

Program Faculty:
Peter J. Ryan, Law Offices of Peter J. Ryan, Southbury
Lisa P. Staron, Barber & Staron LLC, East Hampton
Jeannine M. Wyszkowski, Hudson and Kilby LLC, Centerbrook

Kate McEvoy, Associate Director, Medical Administration - Health Services and Supports, Department of Social Services, Hartford
Sharon L. Pope, Law Offices of Sharon L. Pope LLC, Hartford

Program Schedule:
6:00 Recent State and Federal Changes Affecting Medicaid Eligibility
6:15 Overview of Public Initiatives and Eligibility Requirements
7:00 Finding the Appropriate Placement or Program for Your Client
7:30 Navigating the Initial Application and Redetermination Processes

Who Should Purchase:
This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted attorneys and for experienced attorneys wishing to refresh and broaden their knowledge of the present public initiative programs available for the elderly and disabled who reside in the community setting.

This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice 2.0 hrs.