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WEBINAR: Protecting Dual Eligibles from Balance Billing—What Advocates Need to Know

June 3, 2015

When: Wednesday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT

People dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, including Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMBs), have special protections against charges for Medicare co-payments and co-insurance. In this national webinar you will hear directly from CMS what is and is not allowed by federal law and learn from advocates what you can do to help your clients.

This national webinar:

  • Explained who is protected and from what charges
  • Provided examples of common situations where balance billing occurs
  • Suggested steps to assist a client who has received a bill or is facing collection

Presenters:
Edo Banach, Deputy Director, Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office, CMS
Georgia Burke, Directing Attorney, Justice in Aging

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