Update on Medicaid, Medicare and Private Insurance - What You Need to Know!
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions:
¨ Meg Cooch, Executive Director, The Arc of Illinois
¨ Faye Manaster, Project Director, Family to Family Health
Information Center/Family Voices of Illinois
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. - "Update on Medicaid in Illinois and Nationally"
presented by Stephanie Altman, Assistant Director of Health Care Justice, Sargent Shriver
National Center on Poverty Law
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. - Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - "Understanding SSI, SSDI and Medicare"
presented by Sherri Schneider, Family Benefit Solutions, Inc.
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch - If you need a vegetarian meal or have any other special needs for lunch, please indicate on your registration form.
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. - "Update on Medicaid Managed Care in Illinois"
presented by Laura Phelan, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Bureau of Managed Care
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. - Break
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - "Update on Private and Marketplace Insurance"
presented by Anthony Simonetta, Private Insurance Broker
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. -"Health and Disability Advocacy and You"
presented by Meg Cooch, Executive Director, The Arc of Illinois
Questions, Discussion and Evaluation
3:30 p.m. - Adjourn