Medicare, Medicaid and Medicare Supplements _OH

Overview

As more and more consumers move into retirement, it's important that insurance advisors understand the core health insurance programs that pertain to retirees: Medicare, Medicare supplement insurance and Medicaid. This course introduces each of these programs and then delves into their purpose, function, and mechanics.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this course, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the history and purpose of Medicare, Medicaid, and Medicare supplement insurance
  • describe the eligibility criteria for each of these programs
  • explain the mechanics of the four parts of Medicare
  • distinguish the features, options and benefits associated with Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage (including Part D)
  • demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between Medicare and Medicaid
  • describe the basic purpose, function and features of Medicare supplement (Medigap) policies
  • explain the very different roles of Medicare and Medicaid in providing long-term care services and support

Designed For

Life and health insurance producers
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