Archive for November, 2018

Encore and Update: Illinois Medicaid Program

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
***  Special NOTE*****   Change in location:   St. Joan of Arc  *****

 **********Please Registration, This is one important program *********

    Time 6:30 pm to start

           MEETING ROOM 22


                     DuPage Family Disability Network  (DFDN)

Monday, November 19th, 2018  Open Meeting
                                   St. Joan of Arc
                                   820 Division St
                                   Lisle, IL 60532
                                   6:30pm to 8:45pm

         DFDN is pleased bring an opportunity to DuPage County
           for members of DFDN, consumers,

Encore and Update:

Medicaid is as an essential element of ours or our loved ones lives, So
many questions, so many challenges, Who do we go to help us through this?

Glad to have Our guest:

Kristin Hartsaw, MPH, MCHES is the Director of Training and Technical
Assistance with the Federation on Human Services Reform.  In this role,
she develops and conducts training programs including Making the
Connection: Accessing Public Benefits, Cultural Competency, and Mental
Health First Aid.  She has provided enrollment assistance to families
applying for health coverage and served on the State of Illinois training
team to deliver Health Insurance Navigator/Assister training. Ms. Hartsaw
currently serves as the State Team Lead for the SOAR initiative, a SAMHSA
Best Practice Model working to increase access to disability benefits for
persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.



Prior to her current role, she worked for fifteen years in public health.
Kristin received a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health
Policy and Administration from the University of Illinois-Chicago.  In
addition to her work with the DuPage Federation, Ms. Hartsaw is an adjunct
faculty member with the MPH Program at Benedictine University.



Session Description:  Medicaid Update

This presentation will provide an overview of recent changes with the
Illinois Medicaid Program.  The presentation will begin with a brief
review of core eligibility rules and the re-determination process.  We
will discuss strategies for troubleshooting when problems with a case
arise, with focus on the disability community.  An overview of the new
Manage My Case online customer portal will also be provided.


-- 
Kristin Hartsaw, MPH, MCHES
Program Director, Training and Technical Assistance
DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform
246 Janata Boulevard, Suite 265
Lombard, IL 60148
(tel) 630-530-7802


People who have disabilities, their family's, professionals, educators will
all benefit from this presentation.


****************** Registration by e-mailing address below:

dfdn@dfdn.org
1.     Name:
2.     Number Attending:
3.     Parent or Organization:

Look forward to seeing
everyone,

Board Members  of DFDN
2018

Facilities provided by:

  St. Joan of Arc
  820 Division St,             Room:  22
  Lisle IL 60532               Capacity: 60
  (630)  963-4500