The Medicaid program, while extremely generous, can be complicated to qualify and apply for. The differences in qualifying for Community Medicaid vs. Institutional Medicaid can cause confusion and delay. Asset transfers and asset protection differ greatly between these two different types of Medicaid and having a solid understanding of the rules will help to best serve clients.
This course, presented by Elder Law attorney Melissa Negrin-Wiener, offers an in-depth look at the basics of Medicaid eligibility and application as well as planning techniques. For beginning practitioners and those entering the field of elder law, this course outlines the general rules and processes involved in qualifying and applying for Medicaid benefits.
Melissa Negrin-Wiener is a partner at Genser Dubow Genser & Cona. Ms. Negrin-Wiener manages the Government Benefits Department while concentrating her practice in the areas of Medicaid eligibility planning, asset protection planning, disability matters, guardianships, estate planning and Veteran benefits. She also supervises the preparation of Medicaid Applications for nursing home care, home health care and community benefits.