Elder Law Section

The section provides education to its members, makes recommendations for improving the law, and undertakes projects to increase the understanding of senior citizens, their families and the public concerning legal issues affecting the elderly.

Chair
Monica Franklin & Associates,...
4931 Homberg Drive
Knoxville, TN 379195146
(865)588-3700
Immediate Past Chair
Elder Law of East Tennessee
903 N. Hall of Fame Dr
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865)951-2410
Vice-Chair
Elder Law Practice of Timothy L....
150 Stonebrook Lane
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615)824-2571

Register Today for the 135th Annual TBA Convention

Join us on June 15-18 in Nashville for the 135th Annual Convention! Registration for the 2016 TBA Convention includes:

  • free access to all TBA CLE programming;
  • the Opening Reception;
  • the Bench Bar Programming and Luncheon;
  • Law School and general breakfasts;
  • the Lawyers Luncheon;
  • the Thursday evening Joint (TBA/TLAW/TABL) Reception;
  • the Thursday night dinner and entertainment at the George Jones Museum;
  • and the Friday night Dance Party.

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News Links

Preparing for the roll-out of ABLE Accounts, Tennessee Department of Treasury ABLE Account information is on-line:

http://abletn.gov/  (can sign up for newsletter)

Twitter: @ABLETennessee

https://www.facebook.com/ABLETN/?fref=ts

http://ablenrc.org/
 

How 7 states - AZ, MN, NM, NY, PA, SC, TN - have advanced value-based payments through MCO contracts:

http://www.chcs.org/resource/value-based-payments-in-medicaid-managed-care-an-overview-of-state-approaches/?platform=hootsuite
 

Proposed regulations for TN Dept of Intellectual Disabilities filed:

 http://tnsos.org/rules/RulemakingHearings.php?resultpage=3&   
 

Useful Tool on Pensions:

http://www.pensionrights.org/
 

Elder Justice: A John A. Hartford Foundation
Change AGEnts Issue Brief
by The John A. Hartford Foundation | February 24, 2016

http://www.jhartfound.org/blog/elder-justice-a-john-a-hartford-foundation-change-agents-issue-brief/#.VtYGV9RA4ng.twitter
 

News Links:

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/02/25/467958665/nursing-home-evictions-strand-the-disabled-in-costly-hospitals

http://attorneygeneral.tn.gov/press/2016/pr16-04.html

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2016/02/22/bipartisan-group-calls-universal-long-term-care-insurance-plans/80605578/

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-miller-longtermcare-idUSKCN0VK1F7

https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/privacy-and-security-of-ehrs/real-hipaa-care-coordination-care-planning-case-management-examples/

http://www.wbir.com/news/tennessee-company-helps-patients-price-compare-healthcare/44986831

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/business/aroundregion/story/2016/feb/09/hixson-based-nursing-home-operator-sees-squal/349145/

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2482313&utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=social_jn&utm_term=351713977&utm_content=content_engagement|article_engagement&utm_campaign=article_alert&linkId=20811233

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2016/01/23/best-and-worst-states-grow-old/79087698/
 

Compiled by Pam Wright, TBA Elder Law Executive Council Member

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