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Final Friday Update: July 2019

Recorded: July 25, 2019
Presented by
Jill Roamer, J.D., ElderCounsel, LLC
Duration: 21 minutes

Watch ElderCounsel’s 30-minute review of important news updates in the areas of Medicaid planning, special needs planning and veterans pension planning from across the country.


  1. Transfer to a pooled trust triggers Medicaid penalty
  2. No need to return funds that were withdrawn for Medicaid planning purposes
  3. Transfer of money was unjust enrichment
  4. Non-estranged spouses can seek spousal refusal
  5. CMS issued proposed final rule regarding arbitration agreements
  6. Maine legalizes assisted suicide
  7. New committee proposed to analyze how disaster relief policies include those with disabilities
  8. Blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease
  9. Autism is mostly rooted in genetics
  10. How much time do seniors spend alone?
  11. Medicaid work requirements
    a. Indiana begins work requirements
    b. New Hampshire delays work requirements
  12. Feel Good Friday
    a. Alzheimer’s CafÉ

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