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Webinar for Industry Professionals: The Effects of Medicare Ruling, Jimmo v. Sebelius
Event Date: 
12.12.2012 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time
Short Description: 

Presented by the Center for Medicare Advocacy. A federal ruling now gives increased access to Medicare, learn about it here.

Full Description: 

The Center for Medicare Advocacy recently announced a settlement of the landmark case, Jimmo v. Sebelius. The settlement effectively ends the “improvement standard”, an illegal practice in which thousands of people with chronic or stable conditions were denied Medicare coverage if they were not determined to be “improving”.

In order to fully explain the case and its implications, The Center for Medicare Advocacy is hosting a webinar on December 12.

Brief history and status of Jimmo;

  • Next steps, including CMS policy manual revisions, implementation, and education campaign;
  • What Medicare beneficiaries can do now if they require skilled maintenance services;
  • Q& A session with the attorneys who represent the Jimmo Plaintiffs.

Presenters:

Judith Stein - Executive Director, Center for Medicare Advocacy

Gill Deford - Litigation Director, Center for Medicare Advocacy

Margaret Murphy - Associate Director, Center for Medicare Advocacy

The fee for the webinar supports the nonprofit work of The Center for Medicare Advocacy

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