Reaching Aging Veterans in Need of Benefits

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NCOA is hosting a webinar focused on connecting older veterans with needed resources and benefits. This webinar will address the common communication problem that occurs as a result of veterans unfamiliar with the landscape of non-military related benefits and aging and disability counselors unfamiliar with the network of veteran benefits. The webinar will describe the three branches of the Veterans Administration (VA) and outline the  benefits connected to each branch.

Disability Inclusion: NIH All of Us Research Program

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This webinar will discuss the All of US Research Program, an inclusive national research program. The focus of this webinar will be how advocates, researchers and people with disabilities can engage with this research program. Presenters will include speakers from HCM Strategists, the All of Us Research Program Engagement Team and the American Association on Health and Disability. Following the presentation, attendees will have a chance to ask questions of the panelists.

Opportunities for Medicaid-Public Health Collaboration to Achieve Mutual Prevention Goals: Lessons from CDC’s 6|18 Initiative

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The Center for Health Care Strategies is hosting a webinar on CDC’s 6|18 Initiative. The webinar will introduce the Initiative and highlight recent accomplishments from participating Medicaid-public health teams. Medicaid and public health representatives from Colorado and Nevada will describe key activities, collaboration strategies, and lessons from their efforts to reduce tobacco use and prevent type 2 diabetes under the 6|18 Initiative. The webinar will also introduce CHCS’ Resource Center for Implementing CDC’s 6|18 Initiative.

Partnership Opportunities for Payers, Providers and States: Supportive Housing for High Utilizers

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Evidence demonstrates that supportive housing improves health outcomes for individuals experiencing homelessness, mental health, and/or substance use disorders. It also reduces utilization of emergency room services, inpatient bed days, and community justice involvement. This webinar will cover specific programs which have been shown to be effective at reducing utilization of healthcare services and reducing costs. Presenters for this webinar include supportive housing consultants from Medicaid and Health Management Associates (HMA). 

Creating Spaces and Making Them Safe for LGBT Older Adults

Event Description: 
This special PRIDE month webinar from the National Council on Aging (NCOA) will address the importance of making spaces safe, as well as creating space, for LGBT older adults. A variety of presenters will speak and discuss how professionals in the aging space can help ensure that the health, economic security, and dignity of LGBT older adults is protected.

Applying Person Centered Planning and Thinking Principles in the Delivery of Supports & Services for Persons Living with a Traumatic Brain Injury

Event Description: 

This is the third and final webinar in a series of webinars from NASHIA focused on person centered planning. The first webinar was held Thursday, May 17 and served as an introduction to the general concepts of person centered thinking. The second webinar took place Thursday, May 31 and focused on moving from thinking to planning and the details of documentation.

Legal Basics: Medicaid Appeals

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This webinar will discuss Medicaid applicants’ right to appeal the denial, limitation, reduction, termination, or suspension of Medicaid services. It will cover Medicaid due process protections, the different Medicaid appeal processes, and ways to address obstacles frequently encountered during the appeal process. Presenters are Eric Carlson and Jennifer Goldberg, Directing Attorneys at Justice in Aging.  

This webinar is a continuation from previous NCLER Medicaid webinars, and it may be helpful for participants to review these webinars prior to attending.


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