Medicare Part C combines Medicare Part A and B into one coverage plan. This plan is called a Medicare Advantage Plan. The Medicare Advantage Plan is offered through private health plan companies. This course will give an overview of various types of Medicare Advantage Plans being offered by these companies. Representatives of a health plan are often called upon to answer a member’s questions about Medicare. Thorough knowledge and the ability to answer questions or direct the member to the appropriate resource may have a significant impact on a member’s experience.
Define the Medicare Advantage program
Discuss the types and categories of Medicare Advantage Plans
Differentiate between traditional Medicare and the Medicare Advantage program
Explain when and how an individual becomes eligible for a Medicare Advantage Plan
Describe what is and is not covered by Medicare Advantage Plans