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Medicare in 2015: What You Need to Know

November 5, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Open Enrollment Period for Medicare prescription drug coverage and Medicare Advantage plans runs Oct. 15 – Dec. 7. What changes are in store for Medicare in the coming year? Join us to talk through what’s important for benefits counselors to share with clients during this critical time of the year. Read More


Using SNAP Benefits and Recertification

November 13, 2014

02:00 PM ET

The last in our 4-part series of webinars on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for seniors, in which we'll cover how to use SNAP benefits and things your clients need to be aware of related to recertification. Read More


SNAP for Seniors: Troubleshooting Applications and Handling Appeals

August 27, 2014

03:00 PM ET

This webinar explores common challenges experienced in the SNAP application process, and explains how to appeal a benefits decision. Read More


Selling Your Work Through Statistics and Stories

July 30, 2014

03:00 PM ET - 04:00 PM ET

Join the Center for Benefits Access as we review several new tools to help benefits counselors find data about their communities, and we discuss effective storytelling for funders, policymakers, and media. Read More


SNAP for Seniors: Establishing Eligibility and Maximizing Benefits

May 27, 2014

02:00 PM ET

In this second of a four-part series of webinars, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and NCOA will review the federal eligibility thresholds for SNAP and outline the different deductions that seniors can take to maximize their SNAP benefit amount. Read More


How Medicare Works with Marketplace Insurance

April 9, 2014

02:00 PM ET

More than 5 million people have applied for insurance through the new Marketplaces, which were established under the Affordable Care Act of 2010. What do the Marketplaces mean for people with Medicare? That’s the question we’ll be answering in our April webinar, featuring guests from the Medicare Rights Center. Read More


Why SNAP is Important for Seniors

March 25, 2014

02:00 PM ET

Join the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and NCOA for this first webinar in a four-part series that will introduce SNAP, explain its importance to alleviating senior hunger, and discuss challenges and opportunities related to seniors applying for and receiving the benefit. Read More


When Core Benefits Aren’t Enough

February 5, 2014

02:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Our Feb. 5 webinar will show you how to help people access services not traditionally covered by Medicare (e.g., dental, vision, and hearing care), as well as offer links and resources to other supportive services in your community. Read More


Benefits for Same-Sex Couples Post-DOMA

December 4, 2013

2:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST

Join our December webinar to understand the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down sections of the Defense of Marriage Act, and how it may or may not affect your clients applying for benefits. Read More


The Medicare Landscape in 2014

November 15, 2013

02:00 PM EST - 03:30 PM EST

This webinar--intended for benefits counselors--reviews what Part D will look like in the coming year, as well as what the Marketplace means for people with Medicare. Read More


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