Medicare 1: Introduction

Medicare 1: Introduction 

Medicare Part 1 provides the learner with an overview of the Medicare program, the different component parts, and who may be eligible to participate in the Medicare program. This course also briefly introduces the learner to some of the differences between traditional Medicare, commonly referred to as Fee-for-Service Medicare, and Medicare Part C programs most often referred to as Medicare Advantage plans.

$50.00

Hours: 0.50
REL-PAC-0-M1INT

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-M1INT
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Explain what the Medicare program is.
Identify who may be eligible for Medicare.
Identify some of the costs associated with Medicare and SNF coverage
Identify what a Medicare Advantage program is and how it differs from traditional Medicare.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: What Is Medicare?

What Is Medicare?

Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B

Review

Summary

Section 3: Who Qualifies for Medicare and When?

Medicare Eligibility Due to Age

Medicare Eligibility Due to Disability

Medicare Eligibility Due to ESRD

Types of Medicare Enrollment

Review

Summary

Section 4: Costs Associated with Medicare Part A and Part B

100 Day SNF Medicare Benefit Period

Review

Summary

Section 5: What Is a Medicare Advantage Program (Medicare Part C)?

Beneficiary Choice

Medicare Advantage Plans

Review

Summary

Section 7: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributors

References

 

Instructor: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Ronald Orth, RN, CMAC, CHC  obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Post-acute Care Curriculum Designer and is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron has also successfully completed the Infection Control Officer training through the AHCA and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer. Disclosure: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Kim Matthews, RN
Kimberly Matthews, RN obtained a nursing degree from Western Kentucky University in 1998.  Ms. Matthews possesses over 20 years of nursing experience with over 17 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry.  Ms. Matthews has extensive experience in MDS, restorative nursing programs, and nursing management.  Ms. Matthews is currently a Post Acute Care Content writer and subject matter expert for MDS. Disclosure: Kim Matthews, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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