This half-day program will cover the basics of home health care in New York State including best practices for hiring and employing private health aides, navigating Medicaid as it applies to home health care workers, decisions about whether and how to use the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance program, the use of Immediate Need Medicaid, and ethical obligations associated with informing clients about the wage/hour and tax law requirements applicable to home care workers.
Who Should Attend
Attorneys in the general practice of law, elder law attorneys, and those interested in a basic knowledge of how to navigate the use of home health care in New York State.
Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education and the Elder Law and Special Needs Section.
Live CLE Program & Webcast
Thursday, April 12, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | The AMA Conference Center, 1601 Broadway, New York, NY 10019, Live & Webcast
Monday, April 16, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | New York State Bar Association, One Elk St., Albany, NY
4.5 MCLE Credits: 4.0 Areas of Professional Practice; 0.5 Areas of Ethics
NYSBA Member: $150 | Non-Member: $250
Section Member: $115
- Wage & Hour for Live In Workers – What to do When Hiring Privately
- Medicaid Home Care in Crisis – What to do When MLTC Claims No Workers are Available
- Is the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program a Viable Alternative?
- Immediate Need Medicaid
- Ethical Duties to Inform Your Client of the Wage/Labor and Tax Law Requirements for Home Care Workers
Overall Program Planning Chairs
JulieAnn Calaresso, Esq., The Shevy Law Firm, Albany, NY
David Goldfarb, Esq., Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin, LLP, New York, NY
Albany Program Chair
Michael Dezik, Esq., Wilcenski & Pleat, PLLC, Clifton Park
NYC Program Chairs
Naomi Levin, Esq., Grimaldi & Yeung, LLP, New York, NY
David Krogenberg, Esq. Goldfarb, Abrandt, Salzman & Kutzin, LLP, New York, NY
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact staff attorney Sally Bratten.