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Description:

This stand-alone CEU offering is course 2 of 2 in the Module 1 - Understanding Medicare [CEU] series. It explains Extra Help, the types of Medicare Advantage (Part C) Plans and when you can switch plans, how coordination of benefits work, the Special Enrollment Period, and actions that can help reduce waste, fraud, and abuse. The first course in this series is Module 1 - Understanding Medicare [CEU] Course 1 of 2.

When: October 16, 2019; 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m ET

Number of CEUs: 0.2 (2 hours)

Target Audience: Includes CMS partners and stakeholders who need to earn CEU's (such as Clinical Health Care Administrators, Nurses, Social Workers, and others) who are new to the Medicare Program and those with experience who want a refresher.

Goal: To educate CMS' partners and stakeholders about the Medicare Program, including eligibility, enrollment, and coverage. The intent is to enable them to effectively counsel people with Medicare to help them make informed health care decisions.

Learning Objectives: After completing this course, you should be able to:

    1. Recall coverage policies under Medigap.

      1. Identify requirements and criteria for Extra Help.

      2. Recall the types of Medicare Advantage (Part C) Plans and when you can switch plans.

      3. Recognize when Medicare is the primary payer.

      4. Recognize when Medicare is the secondary payer.

      5. Discuss who is the primary payer with Medicare and Employer Group Health Plans.

      6. Distinguish between mistakes, waste, fraud and abuse.

      7. Define the activities of the Senior Medicare Patrol.

      8. Identify and describe what the 4 R's are.

      9. Describe the ways to report fraud, waste and abuse.

      Course Requirements,  Accreditation Information, Speaker Bios, and Disclosures.

      Type:
      Webinars, Webinar - Live, Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
      Description:

      This stand-alone CEU offering is course 1 of 2 in the Module 1 - Understanding Medicare [CEU] series. It explains enrollment and eligibility for Medicare program, the roles and responsibilities of the agencies responsible for Medicare, cost and coverage under Part A and B, and why enrolling on time is important. The second course in this series Module 1 - Understanding Medicare [CEU] series course 2 of 2.

      When: October 15; 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m ET.

      Number of CEUs: 0.2 (2 hours).

      Target Audience: Includes CMS partners and stakeholders who need to earn CEU's (such as Clinical Health Care Administrators, Nurses, Social Workers, and others) who are new to the Medicare Program and those with experience who want a refresher.

      Goal: To educate CMS' partners and stakeholders about the Medicare Program, including eligibility, enrollment, and coverage. The intent is to enable them to effectively counsel people with Medicare to help them make informed health care decisions.

      Learning Objectives: After completing this course, you should be able to:

        1. Identify enrollment and eligibility requirements for Medicare Program.

        2. Identify the roles and responsibilities of the agencies responsible for Medicare.

        3. Recognize the parts of Medicare and coverage options.

        4. Recall cost and coverage requirements under Part A and Part B.

        5. Recognize how the appeals process works.

        6. Describe coverage related enrollment penalties.

        Course Requirements,  Accreditation Information, Speaker Bios, and Disclosures.

        Type:
        Self-paced Online Training, Webinars, Webinar - Live, Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
        Description:

        This webinar covers Medicare Program updates and resources to help those who assist people with Medicare make informed decisions about their 2020 health care coverage.

        Type:
        Webinar - Recorded, Webinars
        Description:

        The Medicare Plan Finder on Medicare.gov helps people with Medicare compare and choose coverage options, including Medicare health and drug plans. This webinar will preview and walk through Plan Finder updates that are planned for Open Enrollment 2019.

        Type:
        Webinar - Recorded, Webinars
        Description:

        The Medicare Plan Finder on Medicare.gov helps people with Medicare compare and choose coverage options, including Medicare health and drug plans. This webinar will preview and walk through Plan Finder updates that are planned for Open Enrollment 2019.

        Type:
        Webinar - Recorded, Webinars
        Description:

        This webinar is about CMS' Coverage to Care (C2C) initiative. C2C helps provide tools and resources to help people educate others about health coverage, connecting to primary care, and the importance of preventive services.

        Type:
        Webinar - Recorded, Webinars
        Description:

        This webinar features a guest speaker from the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and discusses aspects of caregiving, including:  

        -  Advocacy efforts

        -  Research

        -  Innovations

        -  Medicare considerations

        -  Resources and supports

        Type:
        Webinar - Recorded, Webinars
        Description:

        This webinar provides an overview of:
        - Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
        - National Training Program's Summer In-Person Workshops
        - National Training Program's Website and Resources

        Type:
        Webinar - Recorded, Webinars
        Description:

        This webinar provides an overview of CMS' actions to address the opioid epidemic, including:

        - Reviews facts about the opioid epidemic

        - Describes CMS's actions to address the opioid epidemic

        - Explains opioids-related services and prescriptions drug coverage under Medicare, Medicaid, and the Marketplace

        - Discusses opioid resources

        Type:
        Webinar - Recorded, Webinars
        Description:

        This webinar provides an overview:

        - Nursing Home Compare and Five Star Quality Rating System

        - CMS Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool

        - CMS Podcast

        Type:
        Webinar - Recorded, Webinars

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