Elder Law In A Nutshell, 5Th (Nutshell Series)
- Publish Date: 2010-06-11
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Lawrence Frolik;Richard Kaplan
The Fifth Edition includes the following topics: the new Elder Justice Act responding to elder abuse and neglect; criminal background checks of workers who work with older patients; major Medicare changes, including: cost-free annual wellness visits and personalized prevention assessments, end-of-life planning, tax increases on both earned and investment income, increased premiums on higher-income enrollees in Part D, gradual filling of the Part D doughnut hole; Medicaid spousal impoverishment protection changes; revamped Medigap plan options effective July 2010; new long-term care insurance program operated by the Federal government, and more.