LTSS Policy Changes in Response to COVID-19

Source: National Center on Law and Elder Abuse

Published: 2020


As the COVID-19 emergency lingers, federal and state governments continue to adjust. This webinar will discuss recent changes relating to older adults, Medicaid, and long-term services and supports. Among other things, the webinar will cover the ability to receive visitors in nursing facilities and other long-term care facilities, with a focus on recent federal guidance, as well as access to support persons in hospitals. Other topics will include Medicaid changes to emergency eligibility protections, modifications to programs for home and community-based services, and vaccine distribution.


Eric Carlson, Directing Attorney, Justice in Aging
Natalie Kean, Senior Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging

Video Recording 

PowerPoint Slides 

FAQ Sheet

Link: LTSS Policy Changes in Response to COVID-19

Topics: Legal, Long-term Care, Multidisciplinary Teams, Preparedness and Response

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Legal/Law Enforcement, Social Services

Level: Basic, Intermediate