TLC - Navigating Medical Assistance

Navigating Medical Assistance was presented on June 13, 2017.  The training dealt with the following information and can be viewed by clicking on each part.

Navigating Medical Assistance

Part 1 Navigating Medical Assistance
Introduction – Karen Winkowski, Manager, Harford County Office on Aging
Presentation by Angela Weber, Supervisor, Family Investment Long Term Care Unit, UM Upper Chesapeake Health

  • Community Medical Assistance Overview
  • Community Medical Assistance Income Limits
  • Long Term Care
  • Asset Limit for Long Term Care

Part 2 Navigating Medical Assistance
Presentation by Alex Pearson, Long Term Case Worker, UM Upper Chesapeake Health

  • Documents Needed for Long Term Care
  • Is the Community Home an Asset
  • Can Spouse, Disabled Child or Caregiver continue to live in the Community Home
  • How Life Insurance Affects Long Term Care Eligibility
  • Can Life Insurance be signed over to a Funeral Home?

Part 3 Navigating Medical Assistance
Presentation by Nicole Wielepski, UM Upper Chesapeake Health

  • Spousal Impoverishment
  • Examples of Eligibility for Long Term Care Medical Assistance
  • Spouses Income
  • Shelter Expenses
  • Spousal Allowances
  • Trusts
  • Assignment of Support Rights

Part 4 Navigating Medical Assistance
Presented by Angela Weber, Supervisor, Family Investment Long Term Care Unit, UM Upper Chesapeake Health

  • Transfer of Assets for less than Fair Market Value
  • Reminders and Side Notes
  • Conclusion and Contact Information with Karen Winkowski