• PBI Press Book

Elder Law in Pennsylvania, 5th Edition (Includes Electronic Download)

Available: In Stock
Price: $269.00
Item Code: 10492-PBK


A "must have" resource for lawyers who counsel older adults.

The Fifth Edition of Elder Law in Pennsylvania brings you up to date on the legal rules you need to know in order to assist your older clients. You will get the latest word on how to plan to protect the assets of seniors who are in need of long-term care and the many other complicated legal issues facing your clients and families. Learn about Medicaid planning techniques, veterans' benefits, Medicare, home- and community-based services, and other programs that are vital to the health and financial security of seniors. Draft top-notch asset-protection powers of attorney and health-care decision-making documents, and understand Pennsylvania's new assisted living regulations, health-care reform, long-term care insurance, the liability of children for their parents' health-care costs, and so much more. There is nothing like the Fifth Edition of Elder Law in Pennsylvania to provide the Pennsylvania practitioner with the tools needed to counsel older clients.


The new edition contains updates on:

  • VA Aid & Attendance benefit rules
  • Medicare Advantage plan changes
  • estate recovery claims
  • powers of attorney
  • Medicaid planning techniques
  • Community Health Choices
  • new orphans’ court rules and forms
  • Medical Assistance applications
  • using annuities and notes
  • Social Security tax regulations

The Fifth Edition has been updated by many of Pennsylvania's most knowledgeable elder law attorneys. This excellent resource contains forms, case and subject matter indexes, online resources, extensive illustrations, and tips to assist you with your practice.


Summary of Contents

  • Planning for Incapacity—Financial Issues
  • Planning for Incapacity—Health-Care Issues
  • Guardianship
  • Social Security and Supplemental Security Income
  • Medicare
  • Veterans’ Benefits
  • Medicaid (Medical Assistance)—An Introduction
  • Medical Assistance Eligibility and Transfer Penalties
  • Medical Assistance Marriage Issues
  • Home- and Community-Based Services
  • Medical Assistance Applications and Appeals
  • Filial Support Obligations in Pennsylvania: Adult Children, Parents, and Spouses
  • Medical Assistance Estate Recovery
  • Elder Abuse and Protective Services


Who Should Own this Book:

  • Elder law attorneys
  • Estate attorneys
  • Health-care attorneys
  • General practitioners
  • Paralegals
  • Nursing home administrators
  • Discharge planners
  • Life insurance agents

. . . and anyone with an interest in issues affecting seniors


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Practice Areas
Published: 7/1/2019
Pages: 1170
Size: 8.5x11


Matthew J. Parker Esq., CELA
Marshall Parker & Weber LLC (Williamsport)
Sarah M. Andrew Esq.
North Penn Legal Services (Bethlehem)
Brian Scott Dietrich Esq.
Dietrich Law Firm
Robert C. Gerhard III, Esq.
Gerhard & Gerhard PC
Denise Getgen
PA Department of Aging
Martin J. Hagan Esq.
Meyer Unkovic & Scott LLP
Rebecca A. Hobbs Esq.
O'Donnell Weiss & Mattei PC (Pottstown)
Jennifer K. Kosteva Esq.
Heckscher Teillon Terrill & Sager PC
Marianne E. Kreisher Esq.
Kreisher Marshall & Associates, LLC
Chari A. Maddren Esq.
Anderson Elder Law
Jeffrey A. Marshall Esq.
Marshall Parker & Weber LLC (Williamsport)
Marissa B. Marshall Esq.
Kreisher Marshall & Associates, LLC
Kathleen M. Martin Esq.
O'Donnell Weiss & Mattei PC (Pottstown)
Sanford L. Pfeffer Esq.
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Jerold E. Rothkoff Esq.
Rothkoff Law Group
Margaret E.W. Sager Esq.
Heckscher Teillon Terrill & Sager PC
Michele R. Vollmer Esq.
Penn State University Dickinson School of Law
Dennis C. Vondran Jr., Esq.
Law Office of Brian Scott Dietrich, P.C.
Elizabeth A. White Esq.
McCormick Law Firm
John S. Whitelaw Esq.
Community Legal Aid Society Inc