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Current issues in Medicare & health care, and your questions answered live.

Next Webinar:
Medicare Home Health Update
Wed, January 23, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT​
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2018-2019 Schedule Team Gleason/CMA Webinars & Town Halls
Previously Recorded Webinars Administration for Community Living Webinar Series

2018-2019 Webinar Schedule

  • Medicare Home Health Update
    Wed, Jan 23, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST

    This presentation will provide a summary of the Medicare home health benefit, including issues with coverage and access.

    Presenters: Center for Medicare Advocacy Executive Director, attorney Judith Stein, and Associate Director, attorney Kathleen Holt.

  • Key Medicare Issues
    Wed, Mar 20, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

    This Presentation will discuss current issues in Medicare, including updates the "Jimmo v. Sebelius" Medicare Improvement Standard case settlement, Observation Status, and more.

    Presenters: Center for Medicare Advocacy Executive Director Judith Stein and Senior Policy Attorney Toby S. Edelman.

  • Medicare & Health Care Hot Topics
    Wed, Apr 10, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

    This presentation will examine what's happening in the Medicare and related health care world, from the perspective of beneficiary advocates.

    Presenters: Center for Medicare Advocacy Senior Staff, with special guests.

  • Skilled Nursing Facility Updates
    Wed, September 18, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

     

    The webinar will provide an overview of Nursing Home Quality of Care & Quality of Life Standards from a consumer perspective.

    Presenters: Center for Medicare Advocacy Senior Policy Attorney Toby Edelman and Policy Attorney Dara Valanejad, with guest.

  • Medicare Enrollment Issues for 2020
    Wed, October 23, 2019 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

     

    This presentation will address important Medicare enrollment issues, deadlines and materials, including the Medicare & You publication, and other CMS outreach and education materials.

    Presenters: Center for Medicare Advocacy Senior Policy Attorney David Lipschutz and guest(s).

 


Team Gleason/CMA Webinars – Special Series

Team Gleason and the Center for Medicare Advocacy are pleased to announce a new initiative to help people living with ALS understand the Medicare home health benefit and maximize access to coverage and care. The Home Health Initiative will provide the following three Educational Webinars: 

Each webinar is 90-minutes long, and includes 30 minutes of Q&A. The webinars are presented by Center for Medicare Advocacy attorneys and include Power Point slides.


Team Gleason/CMA Virtual Town Hall Discussions: ALS & Medicare

As part of our Team Gleason/Center for Medicare Advocacy Home Health Initiative we will host three Virtual “Town Hall” calling hours for people living with ALS, to share answers to questions received on the email portal and to answer live questions from callers about Medicare and home health care.

Watch the recordings online:

  • Team Gleason Town Hall Session 1 (Recording)
  • Team Gleason Town Hall Session 2 (Recording)
  • Team Gleason Town Hall Session 3 (Recording)

    2017-2018 Recorded Webinars

    • Medicare Advantage Education & Enrollment Issues
      This presentation addresses Medicare Advantage changes for 2019, change in enrollment periods, the Medicare & You publication, and other CMS outreach and education materials.
      Presenters: Center for Medicare Advocacy Managing Attorney David Lipschutz, with Chiplin Senior fellow Ben Belton, and guests.
    • Skilled Nursing Facilities Update
      Presenters: Center for Medicare Advocacy Senior Policy Attorney Toby Edelman and Policy Attorney Dara Valanejad, with special guest attorney Richard J. Mollot, Executive Director of the Long Term Care Community Coalition.

    Order copies of prior webinars:

    email us at webinar@medicareadvocacy.org for more information.


    And with thanks to the Administration for Community Living we offer this former free webinar series:

    Medicare for People Living with Disabilities

    Webinar #1 An Overview of Eligibility, Enrollment and Payment

    Webinar #2: Medicare for Dually Eligible and Low-Income People Under Age 65 

    Webinar #3: Medicare Part D – Prescription Drug Coverage and Related Issues for Individuals Under 65 

    Webinar #4, Medicare Home Health Coverage for People with Chronic Conditions (Including a Jimmo Update)

    Webinar #5, Transitions Onto (and Off Of) Medicare for Individuals Under Age 65

    Webinar #6, Choosing Traditional Medicare or a Medicare Advantage Plan: Pros and Cons for Individuals Under Age 65 

    Webinar #7, Best Practices and Tips for Education, Resources, and Community Collaboration to Assist Medicare Individuals Under Age 65

    Encore Presentation with New Content from OIG and the Center (portions recorded) – Best Practices and Tips for Education, Resources, and Community Collaboration to Assist Medicare Individuals Under Age 65