Recognizing and Remedying Elder Financial Abuse in Medicaid Denials

Source: National Consumer Law Center (NCLC)

Published: 2016

Summary:

This webinar focuses on the intersection of elder financial abuse and public benefits cases, including the underlying financial stresses of elders who are vulnerable to these types of abuses. We discuss benefits that can be compromised such as Social Security and Medicaid as well as strategies and tactics to educate older adults and their caregivers, resolve cases and restore benefits. The webinar covers such topics as power of attorney abuse, breach of fiduciary duties, and Medicaid hardship waiver applications.
Speakers: Jennifer Goldberg (Directing Attorney, Justice in Aging), Amy Kurlansky (Attorney at Law, Pro Seniors, Inc.)

Link: Recognizing and Remedying Elder Financial Abuse in Medicaid Denials

Topics: Financial Abuse, Legal, Long-term Care

Access: Download, Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Legal/Law Enforcement

Level: Intermediate

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