Benefits 101 Day 1: Health Insurance Basics, Medicare, & SSI/SSDI/SOAR

1875 New Market Rd,
Henrico, VA 23231

This program will provide basic training of health insurance basics, Medicare, and SSI/SSDI/SOAR programs. This program is designed for case managers, navigators, community health workers, nurses and anyone else who may be assisting clients in navigating through social welfare programs. 

Learning Objectives:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of health insurance concepts, costs, and programming
  • Explain the differences between SSI & SSDI
  • Identify 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

Upon completion of this program, participants will receive a certificate awarding 6.5 hours of training. This satisfies VA Case Management Standards continuing education requirements and Medicare, Health Insurance, and SSI/SSDI training requirements of first-year case managers.