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Strengthen Health Insurance Literacy

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Join us for a health insurance literacy professional development series. Event hosted by Wisconsin Health Literacy, sponsored by WEA Trust.

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Events will be hosted on four Thursdays in September.

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Price is $30 a session or $90 for all four sessions.

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Session 1: Health Literacy Strategies for Insurance Conversations Over the Phone

by Stephanie Severs, Covering Wisconsin & Julia Garvey, Partnership Community Health Education Center

Thursday, September 9, 2021 12:00-1:00 PM CST

  • Effective ways to bridge gaps in linguistic, cultural, and cognitive factors limiting understanding
  • Preventing overwhelm from complex terminology and mathematics
  • Successful techniques for phone conversations
  • Topics such as out-of-pocket costs, what’s free/prevention
  • Where to get the most value for your money (doctor’s office, urgent care, ER)

Session 2: Health Insurance Numeracy

by Stan Hudson & Caitlyn Mowatt, Wisconsin Health Literacy

Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:00-1:00 PM CST

  • Explain insurance-related numbers to less numerate individuals
  • Simplify information (costs, premiums – annual or monthly, co-pay, deductible, out-of-pocket maximum)
  • Provide understandable graphics
  • Expand knowledge and understanding
  • Provide the most relevant information (health plan eligibility and coverage)
  • Navigate information sources

Session 3: Communicating Health Insurance with Seniors

by Stan Hudson & Bhumi Khambholja, Wisconsin Health Literacy

Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:00-1:30 PM CST (90 Minutes)

  • Age-related factors that can impact health insurance literacy
  • Strategies for effective communication with seniors
  • How to reduce cognitive burden
  • Techniques to enhance comprehension of printed materials
  • Tips to address decision making differences

Session 4: Health Equity and Health Literacy

by Stan Hudson, Wisconsin Health Literacy & Brynne McBride, ABC for Health

Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:00-1:15 PM CST (75 Minutes)

  • How health insurance literacy impacts health inequalities
  • Proven strategies to improve health insurance literacy for populations facing health inequity
  • How to build trust and relationships with members
  • How to leverage relationships to reduce health disparities

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Wisconsin Health Literacy is a division of Wisconsin Literacy, Inc., a coalition of 70 adult literacy agencies in Wisconsin. Our goal is to improve health and health care through better communication. Our services include awareness building, consultation and assessment, education and training, plain language review; advocacy, and coordination of a variety of health literacy projects.

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