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2 Day Benefits 101 Course

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Diversity Richmond
1407 Sherwood Ave
Richmond, VA 23220

This program will provide basic training in health insurance basics, Medicare/Medicaid & Medicaid Expansion, and SSI/SSDI/SOAR programs.  This program will also provide a basic overview of TANF, SNAP, and similar social welfare programs, housing services including HOPWA and other programs, and an overview of VAMAP (Formerly ADAP)

This program is designed for eligibility specialists, medical and non-medical case managers, housing case managers, CHARLI case managers, patient navigators, community health workers, nurses and anyone else who may be assisting clients in navigating through social welfare programs.   Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

  • Correctly identify clients who may be eligible for Medicaid in Virginia and ways to enroll clients
  • Define TANF, SNAP, WIC, and other programs
  • Explain differences in eligibility and enrollment processes for housing programs
  • Define eligibility criteria and application procedure for the four VAMAP programs available in Virginia
  • Explain the differences between SSI & SSDI

  • Idenitify what type of clients are appropriate for the SOAR program and where to find additional services for SOAR

  • Correctly name the various parts of Medicare, what's covered by each type, enrollment processes and guidelines, as well as resources for helping to pay for Medicare.

This is a 2 day course.  Hotel accommodations are not provided.  Should your agency need assistance paying for hotel accommodations, please reach out to your VDH contract monitor to explore options. 

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Topic(s): Case Management

Event Type: Conferences & Events

Event Location: Virginia

Source AETC: MidAtlantic AETC