Medicaid 101

This session will introduce advocates to the patchwork of programs that make up New York’s Medicaid program. We will discuss financial eligibility for the most widely utilized programs, and look at some case examples that utilize a valuable budgeting device known as spend down. We will then go over some of the recent changes in New York’s program – highlighting those changes that pose implementation problems, as well as other issues that pose barriers to accessing health coverage.

Date of original presentation:  10/29/2009

Presenter: Trilby de Jung, Esq., Empire Justice Center, Rochester, NY

Viewing time:  1 hour 47 minutes                      

CLE Credits:  2.0 Professional Practice

If CLE credit is requested, the cost is $60.00 for Not-for-Profit Agencies; $90.00 for Private Practice Attorneys.  There is no charge for viewing this training unless CLE credit is requested.

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