The Medicaid Application ProcessDISCOVER THE MANY FACETS OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PLANNING
There are many facets of Medicaid benefits planning that must be mastered in order to successfully navigate the waters of this complicated area of law. This course will introduce you to the basics of Medicaid such as:
eligibility rules for single persons and married couples
asset transfer rules
basic planning strategies to help properly advise your clients -- and keep you from committing malpractice
LEARN HOW TO COMPLETE THE PA 600L APPLICATION
You also need to convince the Department of Human Services of your client’s eligibility. Learn how to fill out the PA 600L application for Medical Assistance in a way that is most advantageous to your client. Gain practical knowledge of the process and pick up practice tips. You will come away knowing how to avoid common mistakes when completing the PA 600L in order to prevent unnecessary delays and efficiently obtain the desired result for your client.
KNOW THE ISSUES, TIMELINES AND PLAYERS INVOLVED
You’ll learn how to interface with the various players involved, deal with such issues as penalized gifts, caregiver agreements, prepaid funeral expenses, purchasing personal items for the applicant or spouse, post eligibility planning and post-death issues, including sale of an exempt home and dealing with filial responsibility. Prepare yourself now to guide your clients through what is often a very difficult time in their lives.
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE WITH THESE QUESTIONS
Exactly how does the Medicaid application process work?
What are the medical and financial eligibility rules for singles and married couples in Pennsylvania?
Which spend-down tactics are best for your client?