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PAF Webinars

Hosted by expert case managers, PAF’s webinars feature topics that address common areas of confusion for patients, caregivers and providers.  

Reserve your spot by completing the registration form attached with the session you are interested in. PAF utilizes GoToWebinar to host all webinars.

Your Rights Under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Thursday, February 12, 2015 
6:00 PM -6:30 PM EST
This session will help you understand one of the critical legal protections when you or a family member is facing a major illness. This session will discuss the Federal law requiring employers to provide their employee's job protected leave for qualified medical reasons. Learn how to access the Family Medical Leave Act benefit and the employment protections offered to you under this law.

Patient Advocate Foundation's - The Patient Partner

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST
Founded in 1996, Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit, 501(c)3 direct patient services organization with a mission “to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.” 

PAF case managers are specialized in the areas of oncology nursing, coding and billing, pre-authorization approvals, expedited appeals, expedited application for federal and state assistance, and disability. They resolve debt crisis related to diagnosis; mediate insurance appeals; negotiate access to pharmaceuticals agents, chemotherapy, medical devices and surgical procedures; broker resources to supplement the limits of insurance and to assure access to care for the insured, uninsured and under-insured. 

Learn how PAF provides direct services to patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability relative to their diagnosis of chronic, life threatening or debilitating diseases nationwide at no cost.

How to Access Insurance Outside Open Enrollment

Tuesday, Febraruy 24, 2015 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST
With open enrollment for the healthcare.gov marketplace insurance options slowly approaching, this session will provide you specifics on how to access insurance outside open enrollment. There are special enrollment options that you may qualify for and this session will provide you the information needed to make that determination. 

Now I Have Insurance. What are My Benefits and How Do I Use Them?

Thursday, March 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 6:30PM EST 
Many patients have found themselves in the situation where they have secured comprehensive health insurance however they are unfamiliar with how to best access their benefits. This session will discuss common areas of confusion including preventative services, out of network benefits, co-pays, deductibles and coverage limitations. Let our case managers maximize teh benefits associated with your plan!

How to Access Assistance with my Part B Premiums: A Review of the Medicare Savings Program

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST 
You can get help from your state paying your Medicare premiums. In eligible, Medicare Savings Programs may pay Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) deductibles, coinsurance, and co-payments if you meet certain conditions. This session will provide you a brief review of the Medicare Savings Program and how to apply.