This CLE will provide a short introduction to Medicaid transformation in NC and the transition to Medicaid managed care, followed by an in-depth discussion of Medicaid Service Appeals, including: issues on appeal, the appeal process, and differences between managed care and non-managed care appeals. The training will be beneficial for legal services attorneys, volunteer attorneys interested in assisting clients with the appeal of Medicaid Service Denials, and attorneys in private practice who represent clients in Medicaid or disability claims.
CLE Credits: 1.0 hours general CLE credit (approved by the NC State Bar)
Cost: FREE but all attendees will be responsible for paying CLE fees of $3.50 per credit hour directly to the State Bar.
Presenter: Douglas Sea is a Senior Attorney with the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy in Charlotte. For almost forty years, Mr. Sea’s main area of practice has been in public benefits and health law. He has been lead counsel in numerous class action suits against state and federal agencies administering public benefits programs. He is a past recipient of many awards, including the N.C. Justice Center’s Defenders of Justice Award for Litigation and the N.C. Advocates for Justice Disability Advocacy Section Lifetime Service Award. He has written several articles for publication and is a frequent lecturer before professional groups on topics pertaining to public benefits, health law, and litigation against administrative agencies. Mr. Sea received his B.A. and J.D. degrees, with honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.