jueves, 7 de julio de 2016

July 2016 CMS National Training Program Monthly Update

National Training Program

July 2016 Partner Update

Older Adults and Summer Heat

Summer is in full swing and heat can have serious effects on one’s health. Heat stress can affect older adults more than younger people for several reasons:
1. Older adults don't adjust as well as young people to sudden changes in temperature.
2. They are more likely to have a chronic medical condition that changes normal body responses to heat.
3. They are more likely to take prescription medicines that impair the body's ability to regulate its temperature or that inhibit perspiration.
The good news is you can follow prevention tips to protect you from heat-related stress.  It’s also important to learn the signs and symptoms of heat stroke and heat exhaustion and what to do in case of an emergency. 
(Source: CDC)

Training Webinars

Medicare Learning Series – Medicare Reward and Incentive Program
July 14, 2016                          1:00 – 2:30 pm ET
This webinar will provide information to help you define the Medicare health and drug plan Reward and Incentive (RI) Program requirements. It will clarify how the requirements differ from plan enrollment marketing activities.
    Webinar audio will be provided through your PC speakers. Join the webinar athttps://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1108600

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