Medicare Information Office Weekly Webinars,
Every Wednesday 1:00pm – 2:30pm, February 10-May 11
Click the Register Now link for any of all of the webinars you wish to attend.
Medicare: Getting Started
The lessons in this module provide an overview of Medicare program basics, including Part A (Hospital Insurance), Part B (medical), Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Part C (Medicare Advantage), Part D Prescription drug, the Federally Facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace, and Medicaid programs to help people.
Medigap (Medicare Supplement Insurance)
This topic will explain Medicare Supplement insurance policies that pay certain beneficiary health care costs that are not covered under Medicare. We will cover the types of policies, steps to buy a plan, and the best time to purchase coverage.
Medicare for People with End-Stage Renal Disease
Medicare eligibility, coverage and coordination rules are all very different for those with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Medicare. Join us for this module which will help you define ESRD, explain eligibility and enrollment rules, as well as determine what's covered under Medicare for ESRD-related treatments.
Medicare Part D – Prescription Drug Coverage
This presentation is designed to help you differentiate drug coverage under Parts A, B, C & D. We will identify eligibility and enrollment requirements, show how to compare and choose drug plans, describe extra help with drug plan costs, and review coverage determinations and appeals with drug companies.
Medicare and Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Prevention
This training module with help you define fraud and abuse and identify causes of improper payments. We will also discuss how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) fights fraud & abuse with prevention, detection, reporting and recovery strategies.
Medicare Advantage and Other Medicare Health Plans
This module provides a comprehensive overview of Medicare Advantage plans, including who can join, when to join, how the plans work, and what a person pays. We will also cover marketing guidelines, the way health plans may and may not market their plans.
Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program
Objectives of this training event include a description of eligibility, benefits and administration of Medicaid with an emphasis on the Medicare Savings Programs (MSP). I will briefly define eligibility, benefits, and administration of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as well as summarize implications of the Affordable Care Act on Medicaid and CHIP.
Medicare and Other Programs for People with Disabilities
This material will focus on issues related to people with disabilities, such as eligibility for Social Security programs, eligibility and enrollment in Medicare, Medicare plan options, Medigap policies, Medicaid, help paying health care costs, and sources for additional information.