Navigating Life as we Know It

58. They Listen, They Care

March 06, 2023 Steven Johnson Season 2 Episode 20
58. They Listen, They Care
Navigating Life as we Know It
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Navigating Life as we Know It
58. They Listen, They Care
Mar 06, 2023 Season 2 Episode 20
Steven Johnson

Individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families often find themselves dealing with complexity and even intentional obfuscation as they navigate the path of Medicaid eligibility and benefits That is why we find it exhilarating when along that path we find individuals with expertise and empathy. I have discovered both those qualities in Marianne Huff. Although Marianne's highest level of expertise is in the mental health arena...the rules governing Medicaid are, with just a few exceptions, the same we deal with in the I/DD world. I have known Marianne for several years. About 5 years ago she provided invaluable information when we found ourselves in a benefit eligibility dispute with our local Community Mental Health organization and were anxiously facing an appeal before an Administrative Judge. Marianne's advice and guidance resulted in a positive outcome for our son Lliam. I believe you will find this episode enlightening and come to realize we also have allies and advocates within the community of professionals working MHAM. They Listen and they Care!

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We're taking a break to recharge and plan some exciting new things for the show. We'll be back with a fresh season featuring more in-depth explorations of disability issues, along with new segments and interviews.

If you'd like to learn more about NLAWKI please visit our facebook page and if you'd like to support our program more directly, stop by our Ko-Fi and make a contribution! But the most important way you can help our program is by sharing NLAWKI with someone you know!

Show Notes

Individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families often find themselves dealing with complexity and even intentional obfuscation as they navigate the path of Medicaid eligibility and benefits That is why we find it exhilarating when along that path we find individuals with expertise and empathy. I have discovered both those qualities in Marianne Huff. Although Marianne's highest level of expertise is in the mental health arena...the rules governing Medicaid are, with just a few exceptions, the same we deal with in the I/DD world. I have known Marianne for several years. About 5 years ago she provided invaluable information when we found ourselves in a benefit eligibility dispute with our local Community Mental Health organization and were anxiously facing an appeal before an Administrative Judge. Marianne's advice and guidance resulted in a positive outcome for our son Lliam. I believe you will find this episode enlightening and come to realize we also have allies and advocates within the community of professionals working MHAM. They Listen and they Care!

Support the Show.

Thank you for listening to our podcast and for your continued support!

We're taking a break to recharge and plan some exciting new things for the show. We'll be back with a fresh season featuring more in-depth explorations of disability issues, along with new segments and interviews.

If you'd like to learn more about NLAWKI please visit our facebook page and if you'd like to support our program more directly, stop by our Ko-Fi and make a contribution! But the most important way you can help our program is by sharing NLAWKI with someone you know!