|(2 cr.) The focus of this course is the rights and
responsibilities of the beneficiary. It will not
cover provider and plan rights and obligations,
except as necessary to understand the rights and
responsibilities of the Medicare beneficiary.
This course will provide an overview of
eligibility, and scope of benefits for Medicare
Part A (hospital), Medicare Part B (out-patient),
Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage, private
plans), and Medicare Part D (prescription drug
coverage), overview of supplemental coverage
(Medi-gap policies) and low-income programs for
people with Medicare, such as Medicare Savings
Programs and the Part D Low-Income Subsidy, and
beneficiary appeals for all Medicare programs.