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MLRI: Health Care Access Programs

Basic Public Benefits Advocacy Training

  • Product Number: 2210096P01
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    This training is designed to help attendees understand Medicaid and other subsidized health programs available to people under age 65 in Massachusetts. The program provides an overview of the eligibility requirements for MassHealth, ConnectorCare and other programs and the process for applying and enrolling in coverage. It also provides an update on any significant changes to health access programs in the prior year. It reviews the way MassHealth beneficiaries obtain access to covered services including changes in the delivery of MassHealth services by Accountable Care Organizations. Trainers also supply troubleshooting tips for resolving common eligibility and access to service problems in MassHealth and the Connector. This training gives outreach workers, social workers, providers, and advocates an up-to-date nuts-and-bolts overview of eligibility issues, and teaches them how to assist their patients and clients in becoming enrolled, maintaining coverage, and using their benefits. The training is designed for new advocates but will also be helpful for experienced advocates looking for a review and update.

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    MCLE webcasts are delivered completely online, underscoring their convenience and appeal. There are no published print materials. All written materials are available electronically only. They are posted 24 hours prior to the program and can be accessed, downloaded, or printed from your computer.

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    Faculty

    Beth Baker, Boston Public Health Commission, Boston
    Radhika Bhattacharya, Esq., Greater Boston Legal Services, Boston
    Andrew P. Cohen, Esq., Health Law Advocates, Inc., Boston
    Hannah Frigand, Health Care For All, Boston
    Victoria Pulos, Esq., Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, Boston
    Kate Symmonds, Esq., Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, Boston
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