This one-day seminar will give the participants a thorough overview of the new Medicare bill that was signed by President Bush in December 2003. This program will give you the basics of Medicare, retiree medical benefits and changes that will be taking place in Medicare including the new Medicare advantage rules, prescription drug benefits, and the Medicare appeals process.
Reasons to attend this program include:
- Learn How Changes To Medicare Rules Affect Your Client's Practices
- Learn How To Educate Your Clients Regarding Prescription Drug Coverage
- Learn What The New Health Savings Accounts Can And Cannot Do
The seminar will not only cover the new Medicare prescription drug benefit, but will also address many parts of the Act that concern other areas of Medicare reform.
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Break 10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.)
I. Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
B. Definitions And Coverage
C. Beneficiary Protections
D. Sponsor Requirements
E. Discount Program
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
II. Medicare Advantage Program
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
III. Medicare Reimbursement And Coverage Issues
A. Hospitals And Ambulance Services
B. Skilled Nursing Facilities
C. Home Health
D. Physician Services
E. Other Reimbursement Issues
3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
IV. Changes To Medicare Appeals Process
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
V. Health Savings Accounts