Category Archives: Events

NSCLC Attorney Co-Presents Webinar on Involuntary Nursing Home Discharge

(1/28/2015)  Free Webinar – Involuntary Transfer and Discharge from Nursing Homes: Prevention, Advocacy, and Appeals When: February 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EST This webinar will discuss strategies and best practices for preventing involuntary discharge from nursing homes and advocating for … Continue reading

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

Free Webinar Series 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 over … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: SSI Basics

Free Webinar When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2 – 3:30 PM EDT We covered the basic eligibility rules for the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program which provides modest financial support for older people and people with disabilities who lack other … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: What Advocates Need to Know – Santa Clara County

Free Webinar Series Starting January 1, 2015, Santa Clara County became the sixth California county to move forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration project known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI fundamentally changes the … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Assisted Living Reform: Policies and Politics

Free Webinar When: Monday, December 15, 2014 3 – 4 PM EDT There’s a growing agreement around the need for assisted living reform. While health policy experts, caregivers, consumers, and their families recognize reform is overdue, political hurdles can get … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Emerging Issues and Consumer Rights in Providing Medicaid LTSS through Managed Care

Free Webinar When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014  2-3 PM EDT This webinar examined the critically important issue of consumer rights in the 28 states that have moved to Medicaid managed long-term services and supports (LTSS) systems. Additionally, it evaluated emerging … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Dual Eligible Demonstrations – An Update for Advocates

Free Webinar Wednesday, December 3, 2014  3 – 4 PM EDT Over the past year, hundreds of thousands of beneficiaries in several states received passive enrollment notices as part of the Financial Alignment Initiative. On January 1, 2015, another large … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Cal MediConnect January 2015 Enrollment: What Advocates Need to Know

Free Webinar When: Monday, November 24, 2014 11 AM – 12 PM PDT Over 120,000 dual eligibles are slated for passive enrollment into Cal MediConnect plans in January 2015 in five of the eight Coordinated Care Initiative counties. Beneficiaries with … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports – Appeals 101

Free Webinar When: Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 2-3 PM EDT Since 2009, the number of states delivering Medicaid long-term services and supports (LTSS) through managed care has increased more than four-fold, so that presently, 28 states either operate a managed … Continue reading

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

Free Webinar Series When: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:00 – 11:00 AM 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, in … Continue reading

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