Odyssey: The ABCDs of Medicare

This course is designed to provide a basic overview of Medicare and Medical Assistance Long-Term Supports and Services (MA LTSS). Virtually all Americans who are at least age 65 or disabled are eligible for Medicare benefits. Attendees will learn about Medicare as a national health insurance program for the disabled and the elderly.

The course will describe how Medicare is divided into four parts, Medicare Part A (hospital insurance), Part B (supplemental medical insurance), Part C (Medicare Advantage), Part D (prescription drug benefit) and what medical services are covered under each. Attendees will also learn about MA LTSS, also known as Medicaid LTSS, a means-tested program designed to assist families or individuals with limited resources and income, pay for long-term supports and services. The course will provide a description of Medicaid LTSS's strict eligibility requirements and ways to maximize the preservation of assets.

918.122.01 Homewood Campus Thursday, Oct. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost: $30 (one session)

JHU full-time faculty/staff are eligible for 80% tuition remission. For more details and to register, contact, 410-516-8516. You will be unable to register online and receive the remission discount.