Category Archives: Events

WEBINAR: Community-Based Settings and the New Medicaid HCBS Standards: Views from the States, 6 Months In

Free Webinar When: Tuesday, September 9, 2014  2-3 PM EDT On March 15, 2014, the new federal home and community-based services (HCBS) rule went into effect, and the countdown clock for states to craft a transition plan began running. Six … Continue reading

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Early Bird Rates Available Now for National Aging and Law Conference

The 2014 conference will be held October 16-17 at the AARP Brickfield Center in Washington, DC and will focus on practical information for front-line law and aging services providers and will feature sessions on healthcare and economic rights as well … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: The Changing Landscape of Assisted Living – Developments in the States

Free Webinar When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT How good is assisted living? To a great extent, it depends on what state you’re in, as assisted living standards are dependent upon state law. This presentation included … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Medicare & Medicaid Post-DOMA: Changes for Same Gender Couples?

Free Webinar Series A year after the Supreme Court decision in United States v Windsor, federal agencies have been issuing rules that affect same sex couples regarding programs like Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare, and Medicaid. In this two-part … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Social Security and SSI Post-DOMA: Changes for Same Gender Couples?

Free Webinar Series A year after the Supreme Court decision in United States v Windsor, federal agencies have been issuing rules that affect same sex couples regarding programs like Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare, and Medicaid. In this two-part … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: What Advocates Need to Know – Basics

Free Webinar Series When: Monday, July 14, 2014 2:00 – 3:00 PM PDT/ 5:00 – 6:00 PM EDT The state of California has started implementation of the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration project known as … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Understanding Notices and Appeal Rights in Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports

Free Webinar The overlay of managed care in Medicaid raises new issues in how beneficiaries can — or cannot — understand and exercise their rights. Understanding the rules and options is crucial both for assisting individual clients and negotiating for … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: Advanced Training Consumer Protections and Benefit Package Summary

Free Webinar Series When: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 1:00 – 2:00 PM PST California is moving forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI started on April 1, 2014, … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative- Advanced Training Enrollment Timelines and Notices

May 13, 2014 California is moving forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI started on April 1, 2014, in certain counties, and will continue to be implemented throughout 2014 … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Understanding and Impacting Implementation of New Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Rules

 April 29, 2014 New federal Medicaid rules would, for the first time, set standards that seek to ensure Medicaid HCBS is provided in non-institutional settings, however, many details remain to be determined by individual states. Consumers, advocates and other stakeholders … Continue reading

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