PAF WebinarsHosted by expert case managers, PAF’s webinars and webcast events feature topics that address common areas of confusion for patients, caregivers and providers. Webcasts are provided free of charge and available to those who
Patient Empowerment Series
This webcast series is designed to provide comprehensive educational information to help build patients’ skills when advocating in their own healthcare situations. Built to address the most frequently asked topics requested by patients to PAF’s case managers, this webcast series will deliver actionable advice to every viewer enabling a powerful skill set to avoid the most common barriers in care.
The Patient Empowerment Series will feature advice gained from PAF’s nearly 20 years of case management services, ensuring those facing life threatening, chronic or debilitating illness are equipped to implement successful healthcare strategies on their own behalf. Each session will connect viewers to helpful web-based resource tools and PAF’s comprehensive resource library.
Upcoming Live Sessions
Home Health and Nursing Home Benefits
July 21, 2016 12:00 P.M. (noon) Eastern Time
Join us for an in-depth look at insurance coverage for home health services and nursing home care. This discussion will specifically address Medicare and Medicaid benefits for healthcare services delivered in the home setting as well as coverage for nursing home care, eligibility requirements for both, coverage limitations and the intersection between the Medicare and Medicaid programs for certain patients. A variety of resources for patients and caregivers will also be provided.
Understanding Medicare Basics
September 15, 2016 12:00 P.M. (noon) Eastern Time
This basic overview of the Medicare program is perfect for those that are approaching, or those who are already, Medicare-eligible age. Session will include an overview of Medicare plan structure, decisions you need to make during first-time eligibility, how to process your initial enrollment, what to do if you miss your enrollment and what if you are still working. This session will address the most classic Medicare-enrollee, those that are 65 years of age or older.
Your Plan’s Drug Formulary – The Key to Truly Understanding your Medication Benefits
November 17, 2016 12:00 P.M. (noon) Eastern Time
This comprehensive discussion will address the impact of drug formularies on medication access, arming patients and caregivers with critical information. Specific topics will include drug tiers and out of pocket costs, how to locate your individual medications within a formulary, the process by which drugs are added to formularies and what are PBM’s and their role in pharmaceutical access.
What PAF Services are Available to Help Patients in 2016
Getting to Know PAF's Interactive Resources: How They Can Benefit You
Still Uninsured after Open Enrollment?
Preventive Benefits – What You Should Be Doing and What’s Next After Results?
Genomic vs. Genetic Testing and What It means to Your Healthcare Options
Clinical Trials: A Pathway to Cutting Edge Treatments
Maximizing Your Coverage & Getting the Most Out of Your Benefits
Financial Barriers - Affording Medications and Prescribed Drugs
Your Options for Accessing Second Options
Insurance Denials - How to Construct your Appeal Submission
Preparing for Open Enrollment - Changing Plans and/or Enrolling in New Insurance
Understanding Workplace Benefits Related to Health
Accessing Disability Benefits
Additional Webinars by PAF
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