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Join us for a FREE live, interactive, webinar as part of the Triage Cancer Webinar Series, which will explore the basics of the Medicare system.  Attendees will learn about how the different parts of Medicare, the different financial assistance options available to individuals on Medicare, and the various Medicare enrollment periods.

Presented by Monica Bryant, Esq. 

Social workers and nurses in attendance will walk away with a better understanding of the Medicare system. This webinar will explore the basics of the Medicare system, including how to become eligible, the different “Parts,” and what to think about during open enrollment. This webinar will provide social workers, nurses, and other types of health care professionals with a foundation to help patients make decisions about Medicare and provide appropriate referrals. All attendees will have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions in real time via a chat-box.

September 15, 2020

10am Pacific / 12pm Central / 1pm Eastern

Course Level: Beginner

Sponsored By

AGENDA

12:00-12:05pm Central – Welcome, Speaker Introduction

12:05-12:55pm Central – Overview of the basics of the Medicare system, eligibility, the different “Parts,” and open enrollment.

12:55am–1:00pm Central – Questions

1:00-1:10pm Central – Post Test

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

Nurses: Triage Cancer is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who meet the requirements will be awarded 1 contact hour.

Social Workers: Triage Cancer, #1689, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Triage Cancer maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/26/2019 to 08/26/2020. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

In order to receive CE/Contact Hours, attendees must register individually. Participants who “listen in” on another participant’s phone/computer will not be eligible for credit. Participants must attend the entire webinar, no partial credit will be given.

Participants will be emailed a link to the online evaluation and post-test one hour after the completion of the webinar and will have one week to complete both. Participants must receive a passing grade (80%) on the post-test to receive CE/Contact Hours. Participants who do not pass the post- test will be given one opportunity to re-take the test. Instructions and a link to re-take the exam will be emailed to every participant who does not receive a passing grade on the post-test. If participants do not pass the post-test on the second attempt they will not receive credit.

The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees within 4 weeks of the event.

Participants who need accommodations for a disability should email webinars@triagecancer.org.

OBJECTIVES

  • Attendees will be able to articulate the different parts of Medicare.
  • Attendees will be able to identify the different financial assistance options available to individuals on Medicare.
  • Attendees will be able to outline the various Medicare enrollment periods.

QUESTIONS OR GRIEVANCES

Questions about Triage Cancer’s accreditation can be made by phone at 424.456.4628 or via email at CE@TriageCancer.org. Complaints may be filed via fax (424) 258-7064, email CE@TriageCancer.org or by mail to 6348 N. Milwaukee Ave. #136, Chicago, IL 60646.

While this educational program has received commercial support from the previously listed sponsors the content of the program has no relation to the commercial interest of the organization’s products or services.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Triage Cancer uses the Zoom platform to host its webinars. To view the system requirements, please click here. An email will be sent to you after you register with additional login information.