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Live Webinar November 15, 2023: Navigating the Medicare Advantage System and Discussions About Medicare

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Course Description:
MFTs and MHCs may now enroll as Medicare providers. Join Ms. Jasper for a 1-hour law and ethics presentation to go over details about the Medicare Advantage (MA) system and how to enroll with MA plans. Whether choosing to opt-in or opt-out of Medicare, Ms. Jasper will also offer ideas for how to address the topic of Medicare with patients. As the January 1, 2024 Medicare provider eligibility dates approaches, MFTs, LPCCs and their patients will need to have an understanding of each other’s relationship with Medicare.

Member: Free
Non-Member: $25

Credit Hours:
1 Hour

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify how LMFTs (and LPCCs) fit into the Medicare Advantage system.
  • Identify the steps LMFTs (and LPCCs) may take to participate in Medicare Advantage.
  • Use practical ideas and tips for how to cover the topic of Medicare with patients
  • Describe the information providers who opt out must share with their patients to fulfill their legal and ethical obligations.


  • Sara Jasper, JD, CAMFT Staff Attorney

    Sara M. Jasper grew up in the Sacramento area. She graduated magna cum laude from California State University, Chico with a B.A. in Journalism. While attending CSUC, Sara Interned for Scripps Howard News Service in Washington, D.C. and served as an editor for the award-winning weekly student newspaper, The Orion. Sara attended The University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law where she served as a library research assistant to professors on campus. During law school, she also clerked for the California Judicial Council, Center for Children, Families & the Courts and for the National Center for Youth Law. Until she moved to San Diego last fall, Sara was on the Board of Directors for Sacramento Court Appointed Special Advocates (C.A.S.A.) and is a member of the State Bar of California. Prior to joining CAMFT, Sara worked at the private firm of Middleton, Young & Minney, LLP where she specialized in education and employment law. Sara also worked as the Legal Liaison and Administrative Officer in the Office of the Chief of Police for the City of Sacramento for three years. She assumed her role with the City of Sacramento's Police Department upon graduating from law school.

November 15, 2023
Wed 12:00 PM PST

Duration 1H 0M

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