Elder Law in a Nutshell 6th Edition by Lawrence Frolik
By: Frolik, Lawrence; Kaplan, Richard
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Print ISBN: 9781628100099, 1628100095
eText ISBN: 9781628106534, 1628106530
This edition integrates the wide-ranging changes made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (health reform legislation), as well as other recent developments. It includes the following topics: the Elder Justice Act responding to elder abuse and neglect; criminal background checks of workers who work with older patients; major Medicare changes, such as 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, and gradual filling of the Part D “donut hole”; Medicaid spousal impoverishment protection changes; and more.