VA Nonservice-Connected Pension Benefits: Requirements, Filing Claims, Appeals, Impact on Medicaid
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide elder law attorneys an in-depth analysis of critical rules and requirements for obtaining VA non-service connected pension benefits. The panel will guide counsel on overcoming challenges in filing claims for nonservice-connected pension benefits, navigating the appeals process, and issues that arise when obtaining VA non-service connected pension benefits in conjunction with Medicaid.
- VA nonservice-connected pension benefits
- Eligibility and requirements
- Filing claims
- Navigating the appeals process
- VA forms
- Retroactive payments
- Fees for attorneys
- Impact on Medicaid planning
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What is the difference between VA disability benefits and VA pensions?
- What are the requirements and challenges in filing claims for VA non-service connected benefits?
- What are the most effective tactics for mastering the appeals process?
- How can VA non-service connected pension benefits be obtained in conjunction with Medicaid?
Mr. Arkin represents the elderly, the disabled and their caregivers in all facets of Elder Law including Estate... | Read More
Mr. Arkin represents the elderly, the disabled and their caregivers in all facets of Elder Law including Estate Planning, Asset Protection Planning, Public Benefits, Incapacity Planning, Veteran Benefits, and Special Needs Planning. He gained a passion for helping the elderly after watching his own family struggle to afford the care his grandparents needed. Mr. Arkin witnessed how his family was harmed by misinformation regarding Public Benefits and the difficulties they had in navigating the governmental bureaucracy involved with obtaining Medicaid and Veterans Benefits.Close
Patricia Elrod-Hill, CELA
The Elrod-Hill Law Firm
Ms. Elrod-Hill works with families to help them protect what is most important to them by counseling and guiding them... | Read More
Ms. Elrod-Hill works with families to help them protect what is most important to them by counseling and guiding them to create estate plans and trusts designed for their very specific family needs.Close
Mary M. Markovich
The Law Offices of Mary Markovich
Ms. Markovich is a renowned expert on Medicaid planning and eligibility issues and guidelines for both VA Pension,... | Read More
Ms. Markovich is a renowned expert on Medicaid planning and eligibility issues and guidelines for both VA Pension, commonly called VA Aid and Attendance and VA Compensation benefits. She is a sought-after speaker on these issues and often speaks to groups of fellow attorneys, financial planners, CPAs, and other professionals about the qualification of clients for both Medicaid and VA benefits.Close