Medicaid 101 (1.5 Hours)

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About the Training

If you are overwhelmed by Medicaid, then this on-demand training is perfect for you. This training is designed to help new Center for Independent Living staff to understand the structure and history of Medicaid, services and waivers that support community living, and successful appeal strategies. The presenter, Suzanne Crisp, is a nationally-recognized expert on Medicaid and she makes learning Medicaid easy. Completion of the training will give you the knowledge you need to support consumers in your community.

Target Audience

This introductory level presentation is perfect for Executive Directors, managers, and line staff who are new to working with Medicaid. Staff and council members of SILCs may also benefit.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the training, participants will have knowledge and resources that will enable them to:

  • Explain the basic structure of the Medicaid program, including differences between Medicaid and Medicare
  • Describe Medicaid eligibility requirements and services
  • Describe initiatives in Medicaid that promote consumer self-direction and community living
  • Describe successful appeal strategies

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