Pennsylvania’s Aging Waiver Program is a Medicaid eligible program that covers home and community care and related services. Effective April 1, 2016, Maximus is the Enrollment Broker for all of the Waiver Programs. The below article written by elder law attorney, Dana Breslin, with contribution form elder law attorney, Leslie Wizelman, sets for the new procedure for enrolling in the PA Aging waiver program effective April 1, 2016.
New Procedures for PA Home and Community Care Medicaid Applications
About the Author: Jerry
Jerold E. Rothkoff, a practicing New Jersey and Pennsylvania attorney, is the Principal of the Rothkoff Law Group, an elder care law firm. Jerry dedicates his practice to serving clients in the areas of life care planning, long-term care planning, Medicaid & VA benefits, and advocacy for the elderly and disabled. He is past President of the NJ Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, former chair of the elder law section of the NJ State Bar Association, and past President of the Life Care Planning Law Firm Association. Jerry continues to be an outspoken advocate for the rights of the elderly and disabled. He writes for and gives presentations regularly to attorneys and other professionals about legal issues related to seniors and those with disabilities. Jerry’s community activities include the Twilight Wish Foundation, the Delaware Valley Stroke Council, the Alzheimer’s Association, as well as numerous other advocacy groups. When not in the office, Jerry spends time with his wife, Erica, and their five children, eighteen-year old identical twin girls, Liza and Julia, fifteen-year old fraternal twin boys, Evan and Gregory, and six-year old Aitan.