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The Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) is pleased to offer series of upcoming webinars focusing on various Medicaid-related topics. During each session, experts from PHLP will share what advocates and providers need to know about the unwinding of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE).

Please register for each training using the separate links below. Closed captioning will be available for each session. If you have any questions about the series or problems with registration, please email Danna Casserly.


Getting Ready for Medicaid & SNAP Changes
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
9:30 am ET

Medicaid Eligibility 101
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
10:00 am ET

Medicaid Appeals, Reconsideration, & Troubleshooting Coverage Denials
Tuesday, April 11, 2023
10:00 am ET

Revisiting MAWD (Medical Assistance for Workers With Disabilities) & Introducing Workers With Job Success
Thursday, April 20, 2023
11:00 am ET

Dual Eligibles & Medicare Savings Programs
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
11:00 am ET

The Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) has a new resource for health care providers that explains how to write a strong letter of medical necessity when requesting Personal Assistance Services (PAS).

The brochure includes some sample language that may be useful in describing your medial opinion. The guide outlines seven key steps:

  1. Introduce Yourself and Why You’re Writing
  2. Describe Your Patient
  3. Explain WHY the Requested PAS Hours Are Medically Necessary
  4. Expand on Your Opinion With Helpful Details
  5. Restate Your Conclusion
  6. Proofread
  7. Sign, Date, & Deliver

Read PHLP’s Guide for Physicians

Read PHLP’s Sample Letter of Medical Necessity