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Welcome to the 2020 PLAN Virtual Statewide Conference

All workshops will be presented virtually by webinar on the Zoom platform. You must register for individual workshop webinars by clicking the Register for the Webinar button appearing in the workshop description and completing the registration information to be admitted into the webinar.

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Monday, October 19 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Managed Care 101

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As most of the 3 million Pennsylvanians covered by Medicaid are now enrolled in managed care, it is vital that advocates understand how the managed care system works - and sometimes doesn't work - for our clients. This session will teach advocates about PA's managed care delivery systems, including the Physical Health and Behavioral Health HealthChoices programs as well as Community HealthChoices (CHC). Topics covered will include how to pick a managed care plan, how to access services, and a brief overview of the services available to adults and children in managed care.  Prior knowledge of public benefits and Medicaid is not a pre-requisite.

Speakers
avatar for Pamela Putnam Silver

Pamela Putnam Silver

Staff Attorney, Pennsylvania Health Law Project
Pamela Putnam Silver is a Staff Attorney at the Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP), based in the Philadelphia office.Ms. Silver joined PHLP as an Independence Foundation Fellow in 2018. Her fellowship project focused on improving access to Medicaid services for seniors and People... Read More →
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James Lee

VOCA Staff Attorney, Pennsylvania Health Law Project
James (Jake) Lee is the Victim of Crimes Act (VOCA) staff attorney in Pennsylvania Health Law Project’s (PHLP) Pittsburgh office.Mr. Lee joined the PHLP in 2019. Prior to coming to PHLP, he worked for several years at the Juvenile Court Project, representing low-income individuals... Read More →



Monday October 19, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Zoom .