Register now! The IICLE® 16th Annual Elder Law Short Course (virtual edition) will bring you up to speed on the latest in elder law ... from a safe social distance! New this Year: All registrants will have FREE access to the entire program online on-demand, with the opportunity to earn credit for breakout sessions missed at no additional charge.
The 2020 IICLE® Special Needs Institute offers direct instruction from seasoned special needs law practitioners, practical takeaways, and special insights from government officials regarding how they review special needs trusts.
Learn about the basics of SSI, SSDI, Medicare, Medicaid, and waiver programs, and how to best protect your clients’ benefits, during this interactive session. What questions do you need to ask at intake to determine who can qualify for benefits? Who qualifies and what is the application process like for medical/ physical disabilities? Intellectual/ developmental disabilities? Mental illness? What happens if SSI/SSDI applications are denied? How do you apply for AABD (traditional Medicaid)? ACA (Obama Care Medicaid)? HBWD (Medicaid Buy In)?
Special needs planning is not just a third-party or a first-party special needs trust. It is not just estate planning. In this session, learn basics of drafting and get suggestions for helpful additional provisions to include in special needs trusts. Understand how to effectively prepare for and conduct the initial consultation. We will also discuss topics you should cover, in addition to estate planning, such as the who, what, why, where and how of accessing the Illinois “maze” of services for individuals with special needs.