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Special Education & Medicaid Fair Hearing Pro Bono Training
Special Education and Medicaid Fair Hearing Training
Co-Sponsored by Maryland Disability Law Center (MDLC) and Pro Bono Resource Center (PBRC)
This training is for attorneys who are interested in accepting Special Education and Medicaid cases from MDLC on a pro bono basis. Volunteers will also receive comprehensive training materials, malpractice insurance and continuing mentorship and case support.
The Special Education training is 3 hour training. It is designed to introduce attorneys with little or no experience to the Special Education process. This training will start with; the laws that drive Special Education, how a child become eligible for Special Education, what to do when the school says no, how an Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting should operate and mechanisms for resolving disputes.
The Medicaid Fair Hearing training is an hour long training. This training will walk attorneys through the Fair Hearing process, starting with the initial denial of service and ending with the Fair Hearing Process. Areas that will be introduced are; Overview of Medicaid and the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, Basic Legal Principals under Medicaid, Due Process and Administrative Fair Hearings Under Medicaid, Overview of Process for Handling Medicaid Fair Hearing Cases, Relevant Regulations, Denial Letters, Time Deadlines for Requesting Fair Hearings, The Right to Continued Benefits Pending the Hearing, The Medicaid Fair Hearing, Evidentiary Rules, Burden of Proof, Evidentiary Development, Relief and Appeals.
Participating attorneys must be in good standing and licensed to practice law in Maryland.
Attorneys can receive the Special Education & Medicaid Fair Hearing training at the next live event on:
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
3:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Medicaid Fair Hearing: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Special Education: 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Frederick County Legal Aid
22 South Market Street, Suite #11
Frederick, MD 21701
by completing the Special Education and Medicaid Fair Hearing Training Registration Form. Please return your completed registration form to the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland. If you are not contacted by the Pro Bono Resource Center within five business days of submission, please contact PBRC to confirm receipt of your registration form.
All registration forms should be returned to the Pro Bono Resource Center by email, fax or regular mail.
Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
520 W. Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
phone: 410-837-9379; 800-396-1274
For more information, contact Kiah Elmore of the Pro Bono Resource Center at (410) 837-9379, (800) 396-1274, or firstname.lastname@example.org