Medicare - What Clinicians Need to Know

April 23, 2013

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to understand eligibility, coverage options, premiums, and enrollment options for Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D and Medicare supplement insurance plans.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to

  1. Define and understand eligibility, coverage options, premiums, and enrollment options for Medicare Parts A and B
  2. Define and understand eligibility, coverage options, premiums, and enrollment options for Medicare Part C, Medicare Part D, and Medicare supplement insurance plan
  3. List the steps a patient must take when a drug plan denies coverage of a prescribed medication

Method of Participation
There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this activity.
For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

Participants will receive a certificate on successful completion of the activity, which includes the following:

  • Completing the entire activity
  • Completing the Pre- and Post-Activity Assessments, Activity Evaluation, and Application for Certificate of Credit forms

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Faculty Listing
Nancy Oliker
Vice President of Partnerships
UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement
Minnetonka, Minnesota

Faculty Disclosure
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, OptumHealth Education requires the disclosure of any relevant financial relationship a faculty member has with the manufacturer(s) of any product discussed in this educational presentation.
The faculty reported the following:
Nancy Oliker
Ms Oliker is an employee of UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement.

Activity Planners
Alyssa Malinski Erickson
Manager
UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement

Melissa B. Smith, RN, MSN, GNP-BC
Manager of Clinical and Continuing Education
UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement

Sarah Chart-Hart, RN
Senior Director
OptumHealth Education

Barbara Lindberg, JD, RN
Activity Manager
OptumHealth Education

Staff Disclosures
In compliance with the ACCME's Standards for Commercial Support, employees of OptumHealth Education who have control over content of an activity are required to disclose their relevant financial relationships. No employee has a relevant financial relationship regarding this activity.

Reviewer Disclosures
To ensure fair balance and avoid bias, the content for this activity has been reviewed by an independent medical expert with no relevant financial relationships and has been approved by OptumHealth Education.

Sponsor
This activity is jointly sponsored by OptumHealth Education and UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement.

Commercial Support
There was no commercial support received for this activity.

Hardware/Software Requirements
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Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurses, and pharmacists who have an interest in Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D and Medicare supplement insurance plans.

This live webcast was held on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM ET (12:00 to 1:00 PM CT; 10:00 to 11:00 AM PT). These materials are only intended for those that intended the live webcast.

Click here to download a copy of the slide deck.

Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
Activity opens: 
04/23/2013
Activity expires: 
05/23/2013
Event starts: 
04/23/2013 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
04/23/2013 - 2:00pm
Rating: 
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