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MLRI: Health Care Access Programs

Basic Public Benefits Advocacy Trainings

  • Product Number: 2220090P01
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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. 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 is also helpful for experienced advocates looking for a review and update.

    A COLLABORATIVE SERIES

    MCLE, the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI), and other Massachusets legal services programs collaborate to provide annual basic public benefits advocacy training events for the many public and private sector lawyers and community advocates who assist Massachusetts residents to qualify for and receive public benefits. Detailed materials are distributed electronically for all trainings.

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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.

  • Faculty

    Chair

    Victoria Pulos, Esq., Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, Boston

    Faculty

    Sonia Amado, Boston, City of/Public Health Commission, Boston
    Hannah Frigand, Health Care For All, Boston
    Nancy J. Lorenz, Esq., Greater Boston Legal Services, Boston
    Kate Symmonds, Esq., Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, Boston
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