Course 6: Assisting Patients and Caregivers with Medicare Coverage
Provides a broad overview of Medicare benefits and directs the learner to resources useful to determining service-specific coverage. Estimated time to complete this module: 40 minutes. Remember to disable your pop-up blocker.
Registered nurses (RN) and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.
- Define the terms premium, deductible, co-payment, co-insurance, eligibility, supplemental insurance, custodial care, long term care, home care, and Medicare Advantage.
- Identify the federal telephone number and web address for obtaining information to assist patients in using the Medicare program.
- Apply basic concepts of Medicare to a case study scenario