TALS hosts Health & Benefits Law CLE, June 5th

TALS Health & Benefits Task Force is hosting a CLE on Friday, June 5, 2015 from 9:30 am - 2:30 pm CST at TALS Office - 50 Vantage Way, Suite 250, Nashville, TN 37228. The CLE will be worth 4hrs. GEN credit. Click here to register.


           9 am - Registration

9:30 – 10:30 am - SNAP 101 (formerly called food stamps) – in this session participants will receive an overview of the SNAP program (formerly called food stamp program) and application.  The session will highlight SNAP deductions, their importance, how to ensure households are able to access deductions, and strategies advocates can use to help eligible clients receive the deductions.  Presented by Theresa-Vay Smith, Attorney at Legal Aid of Middle TN & the Cumberlands

10:30 – 12:00 – Enrollee Due Process Rights Grier/Binta B. Consent Decree and the Medicaid Statue – an in-depth discussion of the details of services included under the Grier/Binta B Consent Decree and the Medicaid statute.  In this session, participants will learn the due process rights under Grier/Binta B., due process rights under the Medicaid statute.   Presented by Chris Coleman, Attorney at the TN Justice Center

12:00 – 1:00 – LUNCH and Task Force meeting

1:00 – 2:30 - Eligibility and services for children with disabilities as they transition to adulthood.  In this session presenter will provide a brief overview of the services available for disabled children under TennCare/Medicaid, SSI, IDEA etc., as they reach critical ages (18, 19, 21, 22) and what advocates should do to ensure continuation of services they need as young adults. Presented by Lenny Croce, attorney at Legal Aid of Middle TN & the Cumberlands

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Private Attorneys: Registration is $75, includes 4 hours of CLE and lunch

Advocates & OTJ Volunteers: $15 for lunch and filing fee

Legal Aid Attorneys and Staff: Free



Posted: June 1, 2015