Medicare Changes in 2023: What Providers Need to Know
Wed January 11, 2023: 11:00 am-12:00 pm ESTFree
About This Webinar
For almost sixty years, Medicare has provided health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older as well as other qualifying individuals. Medicare is a sprawling program, and many beneficiaries do not realize all the benefits to which they’re entitled. Still, with some knowledge and solid resources, Medicare beneficiaries can have confidence in navigating their benefits. During this session, discover the core elements of the Medicare program, major benefits available under the various “parts,” and updates for the 2023 benefit year.
- Describe Medicare’s program structure.
- Discuss major benefits available to beneficiaries.
- Identify key dates and resources to help make the most of Medicare coverage.
Andrew Crocker, M.S.
Senior Program Specialist, Gerontology & Health
Family & Community Health
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
As Extension Program Specialist – Gerontology and Health at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Andy Crocker’s focus is the health and well-being of older adults. His main role is to support the County Extension Agents for Family and Community Health in their efforts to educate older adults, caregivers, and the professionals who serve them. Since joining AgriLife Extension in 2003, Mr. Crocker has worked to develop resources to help older adults improve their health literacy through communication with their health provider and better medication management; navigate the Internet and access reliable health information; and provide information and referral to grandparents rearing their grandchildren.
Continuing Education (CE) Credit
- Social Work, LPC, LMFT: Programming approval for 1.0 CE credits will be obtained for Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists from the University of Texas at Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Check with your state licensing agency for reciprocity and/or credit approval if licensed for other professions or in one of the following states: CO, FL, HI, IA, KS, KY, NY, ND, OH, OK
- Case Manager: This program has been submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with 1.0 clock hours.
- Board Certified Patient Advocates: This program has been pre-approved by The Patient Advocate Certification Board to provide continuing education credit to Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA). The course has been approved for a total of 1.0 CE contact hour, of which 0.0 are in the area of Ethics.
- Certificates of Attendance are available for providers interested in documenting their training activities.