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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 When: 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 … 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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WEBINAR: Assisted Living State By State

Free Webinar When: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 11 a.m. – NOON PDT/ 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EDT As part of the National Senior Citizens Law Center’s new project, Making up for Lost Time: Addressing Problems In California’s Assisted Living … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Social Security Field Office Service Changes

Free Webinar When: October 14, 2014, 2-2:30 PM EDT In December 2013, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that as of February 2014 it would no longer provide Social Security number (SSN) printouts or benefit verification letters to individuals requesting … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Conflict-Free Case Management: Themes in States Working to Implement New Systems

Free Webinar When: Thursday, September 25, 2014, 2-3PM EDT September 30, 2015 marks the statutory deadline for states that received funding under the Balancing Incentive Payments Program (BIPP) to make significant changes to how they fund long-term services and supports … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Medicare Marketing Guidelines and Cal MediConnect

Free Webinar When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 11 AM – 12 PM PDT To prevent marketing abuses, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) has very specific guidelines that Medicare plans must follow when marketing their products These general … Continue reading

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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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