Medicare Training Resources for Wisconsin
Wisconsin has some unique features when it comes to health insurance benefits for Medicare beneficiaries. Our standardized Medicare Supplement Policies with Wisconsin-mandated benefits, and SeniorCare—the creditable coverage alternative to Part D—are two variations that make Wisconsin-specific trainings for professionals worthwhile.
Thanks to various partners in the Wisconsin SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) for the following resources:
Webcast Trainings Available on Demand
Basic Medicare A, B, C, D
Presented by Chicago CMS Region IV topic experts Brenda Delgado and Todd Stankewicz
Medicare Part D for 2013: Overview and Changes
Eva Shiffrin & Ginger Rogers, Disability Rights Wisconsin
Part 1: Introduction and Overview
Part 2: The Low Income Subsidy
Part 3: Solving Problems in Part D
Medicare and Advantage Plan Updates for 2013
Peg Nugent, GWAAR
Medicare Supplement Plans & Employer-Group Retiree Health Plans
(Start at about 1:46—about two-thirds of the way along the scrollbar.)
Vicki Buchholz, Supervisor of Medigap Helplines, Board on Aging and Long Term Care
Medicare Summary Notice Changes
What to Expect in 2013
Reporting in SHIP Tutorial
Presented by Rita Cairns, Legal Services Developer/SHIP Director, BADR
Wisconsin SHIP and SMP: Natural Partners in the Battle Against Medicare Fraud
Presented by Elizabeth Conrad, Kevin Brown, and Judy Steinke of Wisconsin SMP. Nate Vercauteren, Elder Benefit Specialist Supervising Attorney, GWAAR
What Medicare Beneficiaries Need Know for 2013
Developed by Peg Nugent for modification and use with beneficiaries or family members. View notes pages as needed.
Making the Most of Medicare for Your Clients
Developed by Peg Nugent for modification and use by Benefit Specialists to train other professionals in their agencies or communities.
Working With the Media
Presented by Jill Makovic of Learfield Communications to the "Maximizing MIPPA Success Workshop", September 29, 2010.
Other Important Trainings
The National Council on Aging hosts regular webinars on timely topics. Of particular interest to you may be:
- August 2012: Health Care Reform: Past, Present, and the Road Ahead
- April 2012: Finding the Answers When You Need Them
For others, check the NCBOE Website.
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