PLEASE NOTE: This is a two-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.
This program will provide basic training in health insurance basics, Medicare/Medicaid & Medicaid Expansion, and SSI/SSDI/SOAR programs. This program provides 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 support staff who assist clients navigating 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
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.
***While we try to make this program available to as many agencies/participants as possible, please note that preference in registration is given to Ryan White-funded Case Management Programs as Ryan White funds this training. Also, please know that we may limit the number of attendees per agency if there is limited space.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon completion of this program, participants will receive a certificate awarding 13 hours of training.
This program satisfies VA Case Management Standards continuing education requirements for ADAP/VAMAP, Medicaid/ Medicare, SNAP, TANF, SSI/SSDI, etc. It also meets the training requirements of first-year eligibility specialists, non-medical case managers, and medical case managers as outlined on pages 5 and 6 of the standards.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
Billing for services and payment models
Coordination of care
Health insurance coverage (i.e. Affordable Care Act, health insurance exchanges, managed care)