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Final Friday Update – October 2019

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Join us at 12:00 p.m. ET for important news updates in the areas of Medicaid planning, special needs planning and veterans pension planning from across the country.

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Join ElderCounsel for a 30-minute review each month of important news updates in the areas of Medicaid planning, special needs planning and veterans pension planning from across the country.

Agenda:

  1. Hardship waiver denied for Medicaid applicant

http://www.pacourts.us/assets/opinions/Commonwealth/out/443cd18_10-1-19.pdf#search=%22Brenckman%20%27Commonwealth%2bCourt%27%22

  1. No COA for Illinois Medicaid recipients

https://www.leagle.com/decision/infdco20191008z58#

  1. Trust that allowed HELOC deemed available asset

https://www.nycourts.gov/courts/ad4/clerk/Decisions/2019/10-04-19/PDF/0784.pdf

  1. Real property is an available asset regardless of ability to sell

http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/8/2019/2019-Ohio-3757.pdf

  1. Nursing home residents sue over unreinforced re-admission orders

http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2019/07/18/16-16193.pdf

  1. Public Charge Rule blocked by federal judges

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/11/us/immigration-public-charge-injunction.html

  1. Supreme Court declines to hear ADA case

https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/dominos-pizza-llc-v-robles/

  1. State updates
    1. Louisiana issues renewal warning

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/louisiana/articles/2019-10-11/82k-louisiana-medicaid-patients-could-be-booted-from-program

  1. Update on Medicaid work requirements

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-medicaid-experiment-in-arkansas-thousands-lost-coverage-few-gained-jobs-11570964402

  1. New COLA announced for 2020

https://www.ssa.gov/cola/

  1. CMS adds neglect and abuse icon to website

https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-releases/trump-administration-empowers-nursing-home-patients-residents-families-and-caregivers-enhancing?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=bd7b2f93-e745-4a20-81d7-605c54555266

  1. Feel Good Friday
    1. University store employs folks on Autism spectrum

https://wcupa.edu/communications/newsroom/2019/09.05ramshop.aspx

If you have a newsworthy item, please send it at least 48 hours prior to the webinar to newsupdates@eldercounsel.com and we will be sure to thank you during the call!

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