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Current Developments in Elder Law 2014

Length: 2 hours 30 minutes

This program will provide an overview of significant developments in the practice of elder law.
Experienced practitioners will discuss the viability of assisted living residences as nursing home alternatives and the available types of assisted living options including profit, non- profit, and SSI/Medicaid funded facilities and programs.  An update on the implementation of mandatory MLTC for duals in NY will be provided, including new policies regarding internal appeals, aid continuing, assessment in nursing homes, spousal impoverishment, and mandatory nursing home enrollment.  A preview of the FIDA demonstration beginning in the fall will also be provided. The new Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act will be covered with a particular focus on suggested language regarding jurisdiction that can be included in guardianship petitions.

CLE credit: New York: 3.0 professional practice. New Jersey: 3.3 general MCLE. California & Pennsylvania: 2.5 general MCLE. 

Agenda

6:00–6:05 pm        Introduction & Overview

6:05–7:00 pm    Long-Term Care Planning for Clients Using Assisted Living Options

Are Assisted Living Residences becoming a viable nursing home alternative? Learn about the available types of assisted living options including profit, non-profit, and SSI/Medicaid funded facilities and programs.  This presentation will review the Assisted Living Reform Act of 2004 ,  the NYS Department of Health’s  Regulations for enriched housing and Assisted Living residences (ALR’s)  and  the NYS Department of Social Service’s Rules for Adult Home (ALF’s)  which together comprise the current licensing and operation of the variety of assisted living residences and facilities in NYC. Sample contracts will be reviewed and outlined including the variety of pricing structure for both the room and board, hospitality and services offered to residents. Resident rights and obligations under the law and the contract will be addressed.
Judith Grimaldi

7:00–7:50 pm     Managed Long-Term Care Updates and FIDA

An update will be provided on the implementation of mandatory MLTC for duals in NY, including new policies regarding internal appeals, aid continuing, assessment in nursing homes, spousal impoverishment, and mandatory nursing home enrollment.  A preview of the FIDA demonstration beginning in the fall will also be provided.
David Silva

7:50-8:00 pm    Break

8:00-8:50 pm     The New Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act

Suggested language regarding jurisdiction that can be included in guardianship petitions will be discussed.
Ira Salzman

8:50-9:00 pm    Questions & Answers



Produced By:

New York City Bar Association

Course Materials

  • Current Developments in Elder Law 2014
  • Affirmation Document