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April 21, 2014

Registration Open: “VSB-LINC Pro Bono Webinar on Health Insurance Issues”

Meeting the Legal Needs of Individuals Facing Serious Illness through Pro Bono: Part 3 -- Health Insurance Issues
Thursday, May 15, 2014, 2 p.m.

(Attendance at Parts 1 & 2 are not a prerequiste for attendance. 1.5 hours of MCLE credit pending)

Session Description: Navigating medical insurance and long-term healthcare issues for seriously ill individuals can be daunting. These individuals and their families often require the assistance of an attorney to help them understand the rules and eligibility requirements of the federal healthcare programs as well as what to do when coverage and services are denied. This ninety minute webinar for volunteer lawyers will provide an overview of basic eligibility, services, and common legal issues in Medicare and Medicaid. The webinar also will briefly review options for private health insurance and premium tax credits through the Affordable Care Act.

Presenter: Jill Hanken, staff attorney, Virginia Poverty Law Center

By registering for this free CLE program, attendees agree to accept a pro bono referral from a recognized pro bono legal services program.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This webinar series is co-sponsored by the VSB and Legal Information Network for Cancer (LINC).

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Updated: Apr 25, 2014