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Final Friday Update: June 2019

Webinar Recorded: June 28, 2019
Presented by: Jill Roamer, JD,
ElderCounsel, LLC
Duration: 27 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. SCOTUS rules on Kaestner case
  2. Penalty period assessed for Medicaid applicant who transferred assets due to divorce.
  3. Executor of estate, who was care provider, can deduct expenses from sale of home.
  4. Sole benefit trust not automatically an available resource.
  5. Promissory estoppel may cause representative to be on the hook for nursing home charges.
  6. What is the most important thing seniors want to pass on to their loved ones?
  7. SECURE Act of 2019
  8. HUD issues guidance on ABLE accounts
  9. Transnational Elder Fraud Strike Force
  10. Update on federal HCBS waivers legislation
  11. State updates
    • Massachusetts weighing Medicare for All bill
    • South Carolina to seek Medicaid work requirements
  12. Feel Good Friday
    • Night club opens for adults with disabilities.
    • Actress becomes first person to win a Tony who uses a wheelchair.
    • Kohl’s debuted new line of adaptive clothin

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