NEW SERIES 2019 Assister Readiness Webinars, from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  To receive invitations to the live webinars and notifications when new material is posted, email with “Add to listserv” as the subject. For more information about the series, see the “Resources for Open Enrollment” section at the end of this Update.

Overview of the Individual Marketplace
Friday, October 26, 2:00-3:30 pm ET 
This webinar will include important updates related to the 2019 Open Enrollment period, including an overview of a new Plan Category Restrictions Policy that will impact some consumers who qualify for Special Enrollment Periods in 2019.

 NEW Guardianship: Consider the Alternatives
Wednesday, October 31, 12:00-1:00 pm ET
Vermont Family Network
NEW The NIH All of Us Research Program and Precision Medicine: Reflections from a Rural State

Wednesday, October 31, 2:00-3:30 pm ET
University of Montana Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities and the American Association on Health and Disability

 NEW Twitter chat: All of Us Includes Disability
Wednesday, October 31, 12:30 pm ET
American Association on Health and Disability (@AAHD1)
#AllofUsInclusion #JoinAllofUs

State Strategies for Using Shared Plans of Care to Improve Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
Wednesday, October 31, 3:00-4:00 pm ET
National Academy for State Health Policy

 NEW Creating Change through Leadership: Two Extraordinary Leaders, a Mother and Daughter’s Experiences Promoting Racial Equity
Thursday, November 1, 1:30-3:00 pm ET
Trust for America’s Health

 NEW Community Care Coordination Systems: Leveraging Technology to Close the Loop
Tuesday, November 6, 2:00-3:30 pm ET
Nemours Children’s Health System
Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Stakeholder Open Door Forum

Wednesday, November 7, 1:00-3:00 pm ET
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Participant Dial-In Number: 1-(800)-837-1935; Conference ID: 33979177
More CMS information about EVV

NEW Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model – Overview
Thursday, November 8, 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET
Thursday, December 6, 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
For more information, please visit the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model webpage.

SERIES Coordinating All Resources Effectively Award
Children’s Hospital Association

Past webinar slides and recordings:

Creating a Vision for Adulthood
Thursday, November 29, 12:00-1:00 pm ET
Vermont Family Network

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