Medicare 101

July 22, 2020

This program reviews Medicare basics including Part A, B, C and D.  We will also review the stages of prescription drug coverage, the Medicare advantage enrollment timeline and some special assistance programs based on income.

Program Date: July 22, 2020   from 1-2pm 

Target Audience

Nurses, social workers, and case managers are encouraged to attend.

Learning Objectives

By the completion of this session, participants should be able to: 

  1. Define Medicare and 4 basic parts
  2. Understand the Stages of Prescription coverage for 2020
  3. Understand Medicare Advantage enrollment timeline
  4. Learn about Assistance programs based on Income
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/15/2020
Course expires: 
07/29/2020
Event starts: 
07/22/2020 - 12:45pm
Event ends: 
07/22/2020 - 2:15pm
Cost:
$1.00
Virtual Microsoft Teams Live
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Presenter: Kimberley O'Brien, BA 

Community Relation Coordinator, Team Lead for UPMC for Life

 

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:  No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

 

 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

Social Work

This program is offered for 1.0 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for
LSW/LCSV LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412) 624-6902.

Other Healthcare Professionals:

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Required Hardware/software

Microsoft Teams Live Virtual program