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Overview of Medicare and Social Security Benefits - 2 hours

This course will present a high level view of Social Security retirement benefits and Medicare.

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Overview of Medicare and Social Security Benefits - 2 hours

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Mar 24, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT

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About the event

Overview of Medicare and Social Security Benefits

Presented by Jessica Sheeran, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) & Kevin Reino, Regional Public Affairs Specialist at the Social Security Administration (SSA)

This course will present a high level view of Social Security retirement benefits and Medicare.  The course will review how an individual can qualify for benefits, when they can begin receiving benefits, and the types of benefits offered by Social Security and Medicare.  In addition to learning Medicare program basics, other programs assisting people with limited income and resources will be reviewed.

Jessica Sheeran has over 20 years of experience in the public health and human service field. She holds a Master of Science Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her trainings ensure that SSA recipients are well equipped with having the resources and knowledge to better their daily lives. Kevin Reino holds a Masters degree from University of Massachusetts Boston and has been working within the public health sector for over a decade. He provides trainings throughout New England on SSA benefits, requirements, and eligibility. Both presenters believe that knowledge is power and seek to ensure that all receipts are well-equipped with navigating the benefits process.

Level:  Beginner

Track:  Older Adults/Persons with Disabilities

HUD Category:  Federal and Applicable State Programs and Eligibility

3 Learning objectives: *Learn how and when an individual can receive a Social Security benefit.

*Learn how to check your benefit amount on SSA.GOV.

* Learn Medicare program basics and about other programs to help people with limited income and resources.

Free for members, 2 CEUs

Certificates will be issued following completion of the feedback form/session test which will be sent to you following the webinar via email. Note - this is a NERSC CEU. MA-NASW CEUs are available.

NERSC Webinars supported by CHFA, VHFA, Maine Housing, MassHousing, RIHousing and New Hampshire Housing.

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