Understanding Basic Insurance and Coverage Concepts
May 15, 2012
1:30 – 2:30 pm EST
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Please note that this event is limited to individuals within the
Arizona, California, Maine, Maryland, New Mexico, New York, and Vermont.
We encourage all coalition members to distribute this email and
registration information to your members and state stakeholders.
This webinar is part of SAMHSA’s Center for Financing Reform and
Innovations (CFRI) Health Reform Innovations Learning Collaborative
activities. The goal of this Learning Collaborative is to promote
statewide coalition building among state mental health and substance use
stakeholder organizations and to encourage organizations throughout the
state to work together to understand and educate their community members
on how health care reform is implemented within their state.
On May 15, the CFRI Team will host the first of four webinars in this
series. This webinar will provide participants with a basic overview of
health insurance and coverage concepts. By participating in this
webinars state stakeholders will gain a better understanding of:
1. The risk components of insurance;
2. Types of health insurance coverage available;
3. The structure of different insurance options;
4. The linkage between the insured / insurer / provider; and
5. Where to find state specific resources for state mandated
Jill Van Den Bos, Consultant, Milliman
Michael Halford, Associate Actuary, Milliman
Suzanne Fields, Senior Consultant/ Technical Assistance Collaborative &
Former Director of Office for Behavioral Health for Massachusetts
Medicaid, Legal Action Center
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