DMS

We have exciting news from our Department for Medicaid Services (DMS)!

The work to update 1915(c) waivers has reached a major milestone. Navigant Consulting has released its final assessment of our 1915(c) programs. The report shows how we compare to other states, where we can improve and what we should do next. Check it & give us your feedback: https://bit.ly/2DeZWJH

Important Information For Those with Disabilities

It’s always important to stay up to date on the latest resources to ensure your rights are being upheld. Below are some helpful resources that will help you in your journey to equality.

Kavanaugh Disability Report 2018

Why is the Supreme Court Important for People with Disabilities

Self-Determination

Healthcare

Thank You Elder Law Lexington!

Thank you to Elder Law Lexington, McClelland & Associates, PCLC for being a Living Hope Sponsor for the walk.

ElderLawLexington is the law firm of McClelland & Associates, PLLC. Their firm concentrates their practice to elder law and special needs counseling and estate planning. Robert McClelland holds an advanced Master of Laws degree in Elder Law from the Stetson University College of Law. He has been board certified by the National Elder Law Foundation and is designated as a Certified Elder Law Attorney. With attorneys Mark Maddox and Richard Dawahare, the firm has counseled hundreds of clients about Medicaid and long term care planning, Special Needs Planning, guardianship and VA benefits and currently serves as Trustee for the Kentucky Guardianship Association’s Pooled Special Needs Trust with over 200 special needs beneficiaries and more than 40 individual special needs trusts. The firm has also served as a professional legal guardian and conservator for multiple individuals for more than 20 years. We associate with the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.; Special Needs Alliance, LLC; the National Guardianship Association; ElderCounsel, LLC; Kentucky Guardianship Association, Inc.; Mid-South Estate Planning Forum and the Bluegrass Estate Planning Counsel.

1795 Alysheba Way #2102
Lexington, KY 40509

contact@elderlawlexington.com

859-543-0061

1-800-773-4040

The Time is Now!

It’s time to advocate!

In August, members of congress will be returning to their home states and districts. This is the perfect opportunity to voice your concerns and push the issues that matter to you. Below are several resources attached on SNAP and Medicaid that will greatly benefit those with disabilities in our communities. Be sure to check out our self advocates tab for tips on engaging with your legislators here.

For Medicaid, click here.

For Snap, click here.