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UHCAN Ohio and the Ohio Covering Kids & Families Coalition present:


Linking uninsured people and Immigrants with free and affordable health care resources:


Thursday, May 18,2006, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Barnett Recreation Center

1184 Barnett Road, Columbus, Ohio



9:30 Registration: Coffee, juice, and bagels  

10:00 Welcome and overview Cathy Levine: UHCAN Ohio Executive Director

10:10 Healthy Start/ Healthy Families Medicaid: eligibility and application process, including 2005 changes Christine Kozobarich, Health Outreach Coordinator, Children’s Defense Fund of Ohio

11:00 Break  

11:15 Immigrant Eligibility for Medicaid: AEMA Cathy Levine

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Free care, financial assistance in hospitals Cathy Levine

1:35 Barriers to Care: public charge and language access Cathy Levine

1:55 Importance of trained interpreters Nadia Kasvin, Ohio State Assoc.

of Translators and Interpreters

2:20 Break  

2:35 Affordable prescriptions, other resources Cathy Levine, UHCAN Ohio

3:05 Panel: Solving health care access problems Levine, Kasvin,


3:20 Evaluations  

3:30 Adjourn  


Purpose:  To offer service providers and advocates tools to link their low income, immigrant, and uninsured clients with hospital free care, public and private benefits programs, and other resources.

Contact Hours:  Provided for nurses, social workers and counselors. A criterion for successful completion includes attending the entire session and turning in an evaluation form. Nursing and Social Work Contact have been applied for through the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. OBN-001-91. and the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board

To Register: Complete enclosed form and send with $70 registration fee to:  UHCAN Ohio, 404 South Third Street, Columbus Ohio 43215.

Registration Deadline: Friday May 12, 2006

Questions:   Contact Charlotte Rudolph at 614-456-0060 or mailto:[email protected]


Register with:


404 South Third Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215


Credit Card orders may be faxed to 614-456-0059. For questions/ further info, contact Charlotte Rudolph at 614-456-0060 or mailto:[email protected]






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