Medicaid waiting lists and IDD — what states, providers and clients need to know

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As state waiting lists grow for Intellectual & Developmental Disability (IDD) programs, states are pursuing new solutions to build their provider networks, and providers are exploring new ways to help clients gain access to a system with ever-shrinking resources. This webinar will examine the various ways states are addressing their Medicaid challenges - and how potential Medicaid changes could impact you and your IDD program.

Retirement Issues and Referrals: Resources for I&R/A Providers

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Around 10,000 individuals reach retirement age every day in the U.S. Retirement can bring new opportunities but can also raise concerns and issues with retirement plans for workers, retirees, and their families. Join this webinar to learn about the basics of retirement plans, common issues experienced by retirees and family members, resources that promote retirement security, and referrals for pension counseling and help. Our presenter is Emily Spreiser, Legal Program Director, Pension Rights Center. 

Real-time captioning will be provided for this webinar.

Innovative Projects for Nutrition Programs and Services: Part 1

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In 2017 ACL issued a funding opportunity for the Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services grant. This grant was designed to support systematic testing and documentation of innovative and promising practices that would enhance the quality, effectiveness, and proven outcomes of nutrition services and programs within the aging services network.

Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Stakeholder Open Door Forum

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CMS will be hosting a national call on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET to solicit stakeholder feedback on Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) implementation. This opportunity is in keeping with the Sense of Congress language in H.R. 6042, indicating that CMS should “convene at least one public meeting in 2018 for the purpose of soliciting ongoing feedback from Medicaid stakeholders on guidance issued May 16, 2018 regarding electronic visit verification”. 

Legal Basics: Grandparents and Other Non-Parent Kinship Families

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The number of non-parent caregivers is on the rise. This includes grandparents and other relatives taking care of children. This webinar discusses the various legal issues surrounding non-parent caregivers and is designed specifically for law and aging network professionals. During the webinar, presenters will cover the role of a kinship navigator program, discuss state-wide kincare taskforces, and review tools and initiatives to support families.


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