Easter Seals Adult Day Services recently hosted “Medicare 2014: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” Seminar
More than 50 social workers and registered nurses attended
to gain a better understanding of the Medicare benefits changes of 2014.
Presenters Jack Davidson, Director of Community Outreach and Event Planning,
Advanced Nursing and Home Support, and David Wingate, Eldercare Attorney at the
Elder Law Office of David Wingate LLC, offered information about Medicare
exchanges, penalties, waiting periods, pre-existing conditions and more.
Davidson helped attendees better understand Medicare
Benefits and its changes, ethics, rights and protections, and privacy
practices. Wingate explained the history of health care reform and the
evolution of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.