Renee Schettine, MS, is a Medicare/Medicaid Specialist and former Ohio Medicare/Medicaid Assistance program coordinator and trainer. With over 20 years of experience in the areas of Medicare and Medicaid, she is an expert in Medicaid planning, Medicaid applications, appeal work, training workshops, and presenting CLE seminars and lectures. Ms. Schettine has over 900 approved Medicaid cases. In her practice, Ms. Schettine uses a “hands on” approach to ensure the client receives all the benefits to which they are entitled. She uses innovative and state-of-the-art techniques to better serve the client’s needs.
Ms. Schettine regularly conducts intensive Medicare and Medicaid workshops for hospital staff, nursing home owners and administrators, and a variety of health care professionals, as well as financial planners, and elder law attorneys. She has presented educational outreach seminars throughout the country and also consults with 90 law firms in Ohio, assisting them with their Medicare and Medicaid cases. She is a nationally recognized expert in the field of health care advocacy. Ms. Schettine received her training in Washington, D.C., and served as the coordinator and trainer for the Ohio State Medicaid Advocacy Program for five years. During that time she trained and supervised over 700 Medicaid counselors for that program. Ms. Schettine also has experience as a nursing instructor and working in the area of hospice.