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Monday, April 25, 2011

Medicare Rights University

The Medicare Rights University (MRU) provides expert online education on Medicare benefits, regulations and consumer rights. It is an excellent learning tool for professionals, caregivers and consumers. MRU uses the many resources of the Medicare Rights Center to deliver detailed, comprehensive instruction. These resources include a national Medicare helpline, an education department and a team of legal experts.

Courses and webinars cover such topics as:

  • Enrollment periods
  • Medicare costs
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Part D drug coverage
  • Preventive care
  • Medicare eligibility
  • Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage
  • more
… Available Course
  • Medicare Basics

    This course provides you with the information and skills you need to help older and disabled Americans understand the Medicare program. Throughout this course, you will learn more about the details of Medicare costs and coverage, enrollment and options.

  • Understanding Medicare Options

    This course provides you with the information and skills you need to help older and disabled Americans understand their Medicare health plan options so that they have the knowledge they need to make an informed Medicare health plan choice. Throughout this course, you will get an overview of the difference between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans (private health plans).

  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Care

    This course provides you with the information and skills you need to help individuals get and maximize the Medicare skilled nursing facility benefit. Throughout this course, you will learn more about eligibility and coverage details.

  • Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D)

    This course provides you with the information and skills understand the Medicare prescription drug benefit and how it works. Throughout this course, you will get an overview of how this benefit works, including what drugs are covered, what your rights are and how it coordinates with other drug coverage.

Click this link to visit the Medicare Rights University at http://www.medicarerightsuniversity.org/.

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