April 8 Essential Legal Planning for Healthcare
Attorneys Mark Costley and Jonathan Williams of Clarity Legal Group talk about the importance of having a Healthcare Power of Attorney (HCPOA) and a living will. They also share the importance and role of a health care agent.
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April 15 How to Pay for Long-Term Care
Bill Comfort (owner of Comfort Long Term Care), Ron Heath (home equity retirement & HECM for purchase specialist with Mutual of Omaha Mortgage), and Kevin Huston (attorney with Huston Law Firm) share different sources of payment commonly used by families to help pay for the cost of long-term care, including long-term care insurance, reverse mortgages, and VA benefits.
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April 22 Understanding Medicaid Benefits for Nursing Home Care and What Medicaid Managed Care Means to You
Jonathan Williams, attorney with Clarity Legal Group, reviews Medicaid requirements for nursing home care. Dave Richard, deputy secretary for NC Medicaid, talks about what Medicaid members need to know about the upcoming switch to Medicaid Managed Care. Dr. Michelle Bucknor, chief medical officer with UnitedHeathcare, shares UnitedHealthcare’s future plans for Medicaid.
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April 29 Understanding Traditional Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage Plans – What You Need to Know to Make the Right Decision for You
Emily Whicheloe, director of education for the Medicare Rights Center and Wanda Coley, vice president of strategy for UnitedHealthcare in NC, outline both regular Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans, sharing key program highlights.
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