Learn the latest on Social Security, Medicare, & Medicaid CLE with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.
Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid CLE Benefits:
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Final Chance for $50 Discount
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
Representing clients in obtaining Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and disability benefits provides consistent workflow and has recently become one of the most in-demand practices. Understanding the subtleties and best practices of Medicare and Medicare enables effective planning to ensure that your clients’ medical needs are covered. Social Security programs are a significant source of cash and health benefits for individuals with disabilities. At the same time, recent changes to the area of government benefits has led to a surge in interest in disability and elder planning. From the underlying substantive law to practical aspects, this seminar will cover the latest developments, cutting-edge practices, and techniques related to benefits, claims, appeals, grievances in this evolving practice. Registration includes access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the convenient, 24/7 on-demand seminar. Agenda: 1. Medicaid & Medicare Eligibility and Benefits:
a. Advantages of Medicare vs. Medicaid
b. Effectively Utilizing Other Sources of Long-Term Care Funding & Insurance
c. State and Local Programs Funding Home Care
d. Caregiver Agreements, Home Care Agencies, & Reverse Mortgages
e. Benefits & Eligibility Requirements
f. Assessing the Clients' Current and Future Needs 2. Building A Prima Facie Case Under the Social Security Act:
a. Understanding the Application Process
b. Insight on the Appeals Process
c. Building A Prima Facie Case of Disability under the Social Security Act:
- Determining What Needs to be Shown
- Presenting the Ideal Evidence to Advance Your Client’s Case
- Best Practices for the Lawyer & Client to Generate the Best Possible Proof 3. Mastering Long-term Disability Claims:
a. Effectively Seeking ERISA Long-term Disability Benefits
b. Changes to the Standard of Judicial Review for Long-term Disability Benefits
c. What Disability Attorneys Need to Know about Abuse of Discretion
d. Dealing with Discovery Issues
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. David Trueman
is an attorney as well as a psychologist and a graduate of Columbia University School of Law. He represents individuals and health care professionals in a variety of areas including practice issues, health care coverage and reimbursement, insurance matters, long-term disability, and medical malpractice. He has made law at the federal appellate level by enhancing patients' rights' in relation to insurance companies and managed care entities. Dr. Trueman often writes and lectures on health law, insurance, and managed care issues, and is a frequent speaker nationally in before audiences of practicing attorneys. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Columbia University School of Law where he teaches "Health Law" and "Access to Health Care."
2. Matthew Stewart
is a national authority on disability advocacy. He practices at Kraft & Associates, were he focuses on assisting individuals and veterans with their claims for disability benefits against the Social Security Administration, the Veterans Administration, and in federal court. Mr. Stewart has spoken and published widely on Social Security law, seeking disability benefits, and best practices in application for handing disability claims.
3. Stacy Elizabeth Thompson
is a Partner at Bluestein & Nichols, LLC, where she focuses her practice on Social Security Disability Law. Ms. Thompson is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives and has been elected to serve on its Board to represent two different federal circuits. Ms. Thompson has also served in leadership positions in numerous bar association committees on Social Security Disability. She has spoken and written widely on case evaluation, initial interviews and case development. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this on-demand seminar for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 VCLE credit
Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits
South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462. REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS CONVENIENT 24/7 ON-DEMAND SEMINAR & PODCAST.
You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.