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AFELA Webinar: The Participant Directed Option: How the Program Works and How PDO Offers Your Clients Additional Caregiving Options

SPEAKERS:  Jason Neufeld, Esq., Cecile Comrie, & Tracey Whitehead This CLE will feature Public Partnerships, one of the largest PDO operators in Florida. Learn how PDO can provide your Medicaid Waiver clients with additional caregiving options. “Peek under the hood” as you’ll not only hear about the services provided by PDO, but also learn about... Read more »

AFELA Webinar: Real Estate Pitfalls for Elder Law Practitioners

Speaker:  James Favero, III, Esq. Questions about handling elder law issues that touch on real estate matters? How can elder law practitioners spot these real estate issues and insure that are handled appropriately? This CLE will walk through many real estate related topics that elder law practitioners may come across and how they should handle.... Read more »

TASK FORCE WEBINAR: The New Escalation Process with DCF and The Medicaid Administration Tabulator

Speakers:  Randy Bryan & Mike Jorgensen Summary: In this complimentary webinar, we will outline the new DCF escalation process and the steps that must be followed. We will also discuss the newly revised Medicaid Administration Tabulator (MAT) and the importance of using, including what needs to be included when filling out the form. This webinar... Read more »

AFELA Webinar: New Rules for End-of-Life Decisions, DNROs, & Advance Directives in Guardianship

Date & Time:  Wednesday, November 8 - 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm ET Presenters:  Twyla Sketchley, Esq. & Melissa Finley Williams, Esq. Summary:  The 2023 Legislature, with the help of elder law attorneys, made several changes to Florida Guardianship Law regarding health care decisions, advance directives, obtaining court approval for guardians to execute DNROs, and... Read more »

Medicaid HCBS Fair Hearing Workshop

Wyndham Grand Bonnet Creek 14651 CHELONIA PARKWAY, ORLANDO, FL 32821 14651 CHELONIA PARKWAY, Orlando, FL, United States

Summary: This workshop is designed to give a holistic view of Medicaid fair hearings on home and community-based services that have been denied, reduced, terminated, or unreasonably delayed. During the day, we will cover best practices from client intake through an administrative hearing, with plenty of time for questions and discussion. Using an intake based... Read more »

AFELA December UnProgram

Wyndham Grand Bonnet Creek 14651 CHELONIA PARKWAY, ORLANDO, FL 32821 14651 CHELONIA PARKWAY, Orlando, FL, United States

You are invited to gather with your fellow elder law attorneys at the 2023 UnProgram. The AFELA UnProgram is a dynamic and interactive seminar covering the hot topics in elder law. The UnProgram Advanced track, limited to AFELA Member attorneys practicing in the area of Elder Law for 5+ years, will be held on Friday, December 1... Read more »

Medicare Supplement vs. Advantage Plans for Elder Law Attorneys

SPEAKER:  Thad Hooker, Absolute Best Insurance SUMMARY: In this webinar, participants will learn: Basic enrollment/disenrollment dates DSNPs Difference between supplement vs. advantage plan How to research the best plans on a budget How to research the best supplement. Are all Medigap Plan G the same? Common Medicare Mistakes/Misconceptions that general public has/is not aware of,... Read more »

ABLE United Key Benefits and Updates

SPEAKERS:  John Finch, ABLE United Director & Sam Eddinger-May, ABLE United Spokesperson SUMMARY:  In this presentation, attendees will learn who is eligible, how it works and how ABLE accounts can complement special needs trusts as well as estate planning. We will also provide an update on new account enhancements and future changes. This webinar is... Read more »