HCC’s bi-monthly health access and advocacy webinar series for 2018 kicks off in January. Look below for details on upcoming webinars or to sign up.
All webinars are recorded and made available here and on our YouTube page.
Thank you to our 2018 webinar series sponsors!
Insurance 101 – Baby Boomers or Bust! (The Transition to Medicare in CA)
January 18, 2018 at Noon PST
Register today for our January 18 webinar. This webinar is aimed at older adults and people with disabilities as well as their caregivers. Our expert speaker will cover the nuts and bolts of Medicare, how it interacts with GHPP and other supplemental insurance, concerns of people on both Medi-Cal & Medicare, and important considerations for planning. The webinar begins at noon and will include plenty of time for your questions.
Past Webinar: Insurance 101 – Transitioning from Your Parents’ Insurance (11/16/2017 @ Noon PST)
Learn how to become your own healthcare champion! This webinar will take place November 16th at noon. Sign up today!
Guest speakers from HFA will demystify health insurance in this webinar aimed at young adults transitioning onto their own health insurance and their caregivers. She will cover core concepts and empower participants to select, manage, and use private insurance, Medi-Cal, and GHPP.
Past Webinar: Insurance 101 – Preparing for Open Enrollment (10/12/2017 @ Noon PST)
This webinar featured Michelle Rice from NHF and Spencer Dunn from CIBD.
Does open enrollment have you spooked? Choosing an insurance plan doesn’t have to be scary! In our October 12 webinar these insurance experts will teach you the tricks of choosing a plan that meets the needs of someone with a bleeding disorder.
You’ll learn key terms and concepts (what is a formulary and how do you know if it includes your medication?), questions to ask HR, how co-pay assistance programs fit in (and how they may be changing), and how CCS & GHPP affect primary insurance decisions.
You’ll leave empowered with the knowledge to evaluate and choose plans that work best for a bleeding disorder and avoid surprises. The webinar begins at noon and will include plenty of time for your questions.
Past Webinar: The Many Faces of Advocacy with Patrick Lynch (7/20/2017)
This webinar is the introduction to a series of advocacy webinars on the many faces and facets of advocacy, each with a different expert touching on an area where you can utilize advocacy skills in your life and healthcare. Patrick Lynch will give you an overview of the tools to advocate for yourself with your insurance, your clinical care team, your specialty pharmacy, and your government representatives as well as how to carry out social media advocacy. Patrick will share stories of successful advocates along the way and give you practical tactics to integrate advocacy skills into your everyday life.