Mon - Thurs: 9:00am - 5:00pm | Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Health Care Conference 2022

Recorded Conference – passcode: Health9/1

Medicaid Programs/Application Process, How “Spend Down” Works If Over-Income, & the Medicare Savings Program presented by Jay Bohn, Department of Human Services

Social Security Income/Supplemental Security Disability Income presented by Megan Forristall, Jack Myers, and Josephine Mueller, Social Security Administration

COVID-19 Vaccination Efficacy, Statewide Access and Uptake for Children and Youth Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) presented by Magale Avitia, Immunizations Project Manager, Dr. Kruti Acharya, Board Certified Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician, Associate Professor and Director of UIC Leadership Education in Neurodevelopment and Related Disabilities (LEND)

Programs of the Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) & How MFTD Waiver Services Assist Medically Complex Children presented by Molly Hofman, DSCC Director of Care Coordination, Erica Stearns, The Arc of Illinois Illinois Life Span Information Specialist, podcaster, and mother of two children on the Medically Fragile Technology Dependent (MFTD) Waiver

Children with Disabilities—Patient Centered Services, Transition Planning and Services, and Expanded Access to Mental Health Services presented by Cassidy Chambers, Contracts and Data Manager, School Health Programs, IDPH

DHS-DDD Waiver Services, Eligibility, PUNS Selections and Update presented by Sarah Myerscough-Mueller, Interim Director, Division of Developmental Disabilities