Elder Law

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3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC. This course is a survey of federal and state cases, statutes, and regulations affecting the care, personal well-being, and estates of America's elderly population. Particular attention is paid to federal and state rules covering eligibility for Medicaid assistance to the elderly and the interpretation of Medicaid estate recovery regulations. Standard contracts for assisted living, elderly day care, in-home nursing care, nursing home care, and pre-paid funeral and burial trusts will be reviewed.

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