jueves, 2 de noviembre de 2017

New! November 2017 CMS National Training Program Update

National Training Program

Medigap Reminders

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A Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policy, sold by private companies, can help pay some of the health care costs that Original Medicare doesn't cover, like copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles. 
To learn more about Medigap including when to buy a Medigap plan, how to compare Medigap plans, costs, and more, go to Medicare.gov/supplement-other-insurance/medigap/whats-medigap.html. You can also register for this month's Learning Series webinar.

Monthly Partner Update Webinar


November 7, 2017 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Topics include:
  • Landscape of Plans/Premiums
  • Equitable Relief
  • Parts C/D Star Ratings
To register, click here.

Monthly Learning Series Webinar

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November 9, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
This webinar will provide an overview of Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policies including:
  • What Medigap policies are
  • Key Medigap terms
  • Steps to buying a Medigap policy
  • The best time to buy a Medigap policy
  • Guaranteed issue rights 
  • Where to get information on Medigap rights and protections
To register, click here

New / Updated CMS Publications

Newly Posted Training Materials

  • Medicare Alphabet Soup 2017
  • Medicare Board Game
  • Medicare Puzzles

Did You Know?

November celebrates American Diabetes Month. For more information about diabetes, visit the American Diabetes Association.  You can also watch the Medicare & You: Diabetes video
There is a Medicare Plan Finder training on CMS.gov. Click here and find Medicare Plan Finder training tools.
November is also Hospice and Palliative Care Month – Take a look at this short video and review Medicare’s coverage of hospice and respite care.  The Hospice Compare tool finds and compares hospices that serve your area.

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