Medicare and Medicaid CLE Program Draws Large Crowd In-Person and Via Live Webcast

05/25/2016 -

l to r: Presenters Mark B. Heffner, Esq., Jennifer Wood, Esq., and Deborah George, Esq.

The May 24th CLE program, Current Developments in Medicare and Medicaid for Long-Term Care, reviewed an under-utilized technique to enable clients to obtain extended access to the Medicare Part A skilled nursing home benefit. The presenters, including Mark B. Heffner, Esq., of Heffner & Associates, and Jennifer Wood, Esq., and Deborah George, Esq., of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, discussed changes in the structure and procedures at the Rhode Island Offices of Health and Human Services (OHHS) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) and how to assist clients with Medicaid applications. The program had over 70 attendees for each viewing format, in-person and via live webcast. The program will be available on-demand at the beginning of June.