Elizabeth Briand Speaks on Medicaid Home Care CLE for NYSBA
Elizabeth Briand, an associate with the Elder Law practice group, gave a presentation for the New York State Bar Association on April 16 in New York City. Her presentation, on financial eligibility for Medicaid Home Care, was part of a 4.5 MCLE credit program titled “Home Care in New York State: Private Hiring of Aides, Managed Long Term Care Plan Options and Immediate Need for Medicaid.” The day-long CLE program was attended by 55 attorneys, including Elder Law attorneys and other attorneys.
Ms. Briand’s presentation covered topics including financial eligibility, spousal issues, the application process and the use of pooled income trusts to shelter income for Medicaid home care recipients.
Elizabeth Briand speaks frequently before consumer and professional groups on Elder Law topics. She represents clients in all matters relating to Elder Law, Estate Planning and Estate Administration, Medicare and Medicaid benefits, guardianship proceedings under Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law and Article 17A of the Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act and drafting and administration of Special Needs Trusts (SNTs).