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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

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  1. ONLINE Insurance

    Covered California

    Covered California is a new, easy-to-use marketplace where you and your family may get financial assistance to make coverage more affordable and where you will be able to compare and choose health coverage that best fits your needs and budget.

  2. WEBCAST Employment

    "Deploying Your Passions for a Successful Career" recording

    Original Air Date: July 25, 2012. Presenter: Dr. Kenneth M. Nowack. How do we define success in today’s world of work? This interactive workshop will help you identify areas of passion and what matters most to you, explore the factors associated with career and life success, consider how the unpredictability of MS might impact your career journey and use conference tools and resources to successfully navigate today’s turbulent work.

  3. ONLINE Financial Planning

    Disability Benefits 101

    Disability Benefits 101 gives you tools and information on employment, health coverage, and benefits. You can plan ahead and learn how work and benefits go together. Get educated and get the answers you need.

  4. Insurance

    Facts About California's State Disability Benefit Program

    Original Air Date: August 17, 2011 Presenter: April Oakley This teleconference highlights information about the program, who qualifies and instructions on how to apply.

  5. Insurance

    Getting the Most out of Your Health Insurance

    A presentation addressing some of the practical issues people face when dealing with insurance companies and governmental health programs. Speakers include: Liz Mercer, regional trainer for Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors Helpline and Washington State Office of the insurance commissioner; Elizabeth Pelley, former insurance company executive; John Wood, attorney and advocate.

  6. Insurance

    Health Care Reform

    Original Air Date: Thursday, July 22, 2010 Presenters: Shawn O'Neail & Lauren Chiarello The topics addressed in this teleconference include: key provisions and dates of healthcare reform implementation; pre-existing condition clauses; lifetime limits and long term care; and major impacts on healthcare coverage, Medicare and Medi-Cal.

  7. Employment

    Important Decisions about Employment & Benefits

  8. ONLINE Employment

    Job Accommodation Network

    Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.

  9. Legal

    Legislative Session Review (Teleconference Recording)

    Original Air Date: June 23, 2011 Presenter: Jim Freeburg Topics include health care reform implementation, long-term care oversight, budget negotiations, and new legislation to allow more MS specialists to practice in Washington.

  10. ONLINE Employment

    Limited Examination and Appointment Program (LEAP)

    Limited Examination and Appointment Program (LEAP) is an alternate selection process designed to facilitate the recruitment and hiring of persons with disabilities, and to provide them with an alternative way to demonstrate their qualifications for employment than the traditional state civil service examining process.

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