Telephone Teach-Ins

April 24, 2018: Medicare’s Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, & Supplies (DMEPOS) and the Appeals Process for Coverage Decisions

Speaker: Richard Lombardo, CMS Regional Office
Medicare Parts A & B Appeals Process | Durable medical equipment (DME) coverage | Find a Supplier for Durable Medical Equipment- Directory
Frequently Asked Questions: Prior Authorization Process for Certain Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Items
Brochure: Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment and Other Devices (Oct. 2017) |
Guide: Your Guide to Medicare’s Durable Medical Equipment  Prosthetics Orthotics and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program

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March 20, 2018: Preparing for and Recovering from Disasters: What Older Persons and Caregivers Need to Know!!

Speaker:  Kristin Devoen  Director of Public Information, NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
Disaster Preparedness 1  | Disaster Preparedness 2 | Disaster Preparedness Guide for Seniors, by Seniors |

From the Centers for Disease Control CDC: Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults
This portal provides links to information, tools, and resources to assist in multi-sector planning for older adults in all-hazard emergencies. https://www.cdc.gov/aging/emergency/

Personal Preparedness for Older Adults & Their Caregivers: Many informational resources and tools exist to help older adults and their caregivers prepare for emergencies and disasters.https://www.cdc.gov/aging/emergency/preparedness.htm

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