Presented by: Sarah Murdoch, MSW, Director of Client Services at Medicare Rights Center
Description: Learn how the Medicare Rights Center, a national, nonprofit consumer service organization, can assist you with helping your clients with Medicare access the affordable health care they need. The presentation will provide information on Medicare Rights’ services for consumers and professionals, including individual counseling through the national helpline and enrollment assistance to help people with low incomes pay for Medicare cost-saving programs. An overview will be given on Medicare Rights’ online educational materials, such as a reference tool which answers hundreds of Medicare questions; topical guides; advocacy tool kits; and webinars. Medicare Rights’ self-study, online curriculum for social workers who want to learn Medicare with the option of earning continuing education credits – a special partnership with NASW-NYS – will also be discussed.