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SOAR Conference (June 18, 2015)

SAVE THE DATE! Behavioral Health Administration's  Second SOAR Conference Thursday June 18, 2015 9.30 am – 3.30pm The Meeting House 5885 Robert Oliver Place Columbia, MD 21045 Conference Sponsors: Behavioral Health Administration's Office of Adult and Specialized Behavioral Services University of Maryland Training Center We hope that you will be able to join us for our second Maryland SOAR conference! The day will feature talks and workshops on a range of SOAR related topics as well as providing participants with the opportunity to meet representatives from Social Security Administration and Disability Determination Services, and to share ideas and learn from one another. CEU/COA will be awarded at this conference. Conference fee is $30 (includes breakfast, lunch and light refreshments.) Much more information including how to register to follow, but please mark it on your calendar, we know it is going to be a very inf

Changes for veterans are here today:

Filing is easier.  Learn more . Can't see this?  View online . Today, claims become faster, easier and more accurate Starting today, March 25th, VA is streamlining claims processes; to deliver benefits faster and more accurately. Three important changes are now in affect. Informal claims have migrated to a new intent to file process. Use of standardized forms is now required when filing for benefits. Initiating an appeal requires a standardized notice of disagreement form. To learn how the new standardized forms and intent to file process affects you: