Saturday, June 20, 2015

July 20: Webcast - Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance, Food Stamp, and Health Care Advocacy 2015

This year's program will provide attorneys with a greater understanding of public assistance, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and will focus on select public assistance budgeting issues, recent developments concerning SNAP, and key aspects of Medicaid expansion under the ACA.
Topics to be covered include:
  • Public assistance: Tricky but frequently encountered budgeting issues
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Key eligibility and budgeting issues
  • Medicaid: Broad overview of the changes brought about with the ACA and a more detailed look at the expansion of Medicaid eligibility under the ACA
All attorneys interested in helping low-income clients with public assistance, food stamp, and health care matters will benefit from attending this program.
Title:
Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance, Food Stamp, and Health Care Advocacy 2015
When/Where:
July 20, 2015
9:00 AM Eastern
New York, NY
Webcast - Register Now!
Also presented in-person in San Francisco.
Description:
Speakers:
  • Co-Chairs:
    • Don Friedman ~ Managing Attorney, Long Island office, Empire Justice Center
    • Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Services NYC - Legal Support Unit
  • Saima Akhtar ~ Senior Staff Attorney, Empire Justice Center
  • Susan Bahn ~ Staff Attorney, Civil Division, Legal Aid Society
  • Belkys Garcia ~ Staff Attorney, Health Law Unit, Legal Aid Society
  • Nada A. Geha ~ Deputy Director of Housing, Legal Services NYC-Bronx
  • Carol Santangelo ~ Staff Attorney, Health Law Unit, Legal Aid Society
  • Program Attorney: Ilizabeth Hempstead ~ Practising Law Institute
Credits:
Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
By:
Practising Law Institute
Cost:
Free
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