CMS Training - Medigap

CMS Training - Medigap 

This is the CMS Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) Policies training module brought to you by Relias Learning. The sections in this Medigap training module discuss how Medigap policies work with Medicare, what Medigap policies cover, how they are structured, and when to buy a Medigap policy.


Hours: 2.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PI-0-P42
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Describe what Medigap policies are.
Define key Medigap terms.
List steps needed to buy a Medigap policy.
Identify the best time to buy a Medigap policy.
Explain guaranteed issue rights.
Outline where to get information on Medigap rights and protections.

Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Introduction to Medigap A. Meet Joyce B. Your Medicare Coverage Choices C. Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) D. How Are Medigap Policies and Medicare Advantage Plans Different? E. Original Medicare Costs Part A F. Original Medicare Costs Part B G. Review H. Summary Section 3: Medigap Plans A. Medigap Plan Types B. Waiver States C. Medigap Coverage Basics D. Medicare SELECT Policies E. Review F. Summary Section 4: Buying a Medigap Policy A. Medigap Costs B. Medigap Pricing Based on Age C. The Best Time to Buy a Medigap Policy D. Delayed Medigap Open Enrollment Period (OEP) E. Pre-existing Conditions and Medigap F. Medigap for People With a Disability or End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) G. Steps to Buying a Medigap Policy H. Why Switch Medigap Policies? I. When Can You Switch Medigap Policies? J. Review K. Summary Section 5: Medigap Rights and Protections A. Guaranteed Issue Rights B. Examples of Guaranteed Issue Rights C. Guaranteed Renewable Policies D. Right to Suspend Medigap for People With Medicaid E. Right to Suspend Medigap F. Right to Suspend Medigap for People Under 65 G. Review H. Summary Section 6: Conclusion C. Summary D. Course Contributor E. Resources F. References G. Congratulations!

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