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Understanding Medicare: An Opportunity To Improve Patient Care



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(part of the ACCP Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Management and Patient Advocacy Webinar Series)

Have you been wondering about how to best improve care for patients who are on Medicare? Are you board-certified in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy? If so, this webinar is designed for you. Avoid time-consuming and costly travel while reaping the benefits of a nationally recognized content expert reviewing this information critical to your practice. This interactive Web-based course will be delivered directly to your home, office, or anywhere you have broadband Internet access.

This webinar will focus on the three parts of Medicare and how to specifically work with Medigap and Medicare Advantage programs, how financial assistance programs and other various resources and tools can be used to assist patients to optimize their Medicare coverage, and how to identify the appropriate mechanism to enable patients to make midyear coverage changes.

Target Audience

The target audience for Understanding Medicare: An Opportunity to Improve Patient Care is the pharmacist interested in learning more about Medicare and it’s related programs, or for Board-certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacists (BCACPs) looking to earn recertification credit.

Learning Objectives
Faculty

Adriane N. Irwin, Pharm.D., M.S., BCACP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Oregon State University College of Pharmacy
Albany, Oregon

Continuing Education Credit

ACPE

The American College of Clinical Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The Understanding Medicare: An Opportunity to Improve Patient Care Webinar will provide one session with 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit or 1.0 hours of BCACP recertification credit. The Universal Activity Number for this webinar is:

0217-0000-17-084-H04-P, 1.0 contact hours. Knowledge-based activity.

To receive continuing pharmacy education credit, attendees must purchase the Understanding Medicare: An Opportunity to Improve Patient Care Webinar and most successfully complete the associated posttest. Statements of credit will be available via CPE Monitor within 2-3 business days of the completion of the activity.

Recertification Credit

To be eligible for 1.0 CPE hours of recertification credit, BCACPs must successfully complete a Web-based posttest by June 30, 2017. Partial credit is not available for this activity.

Commercial Support

No commercial/financial support has been solicited or accepted for the Understanding Medicare: An Opportunity to Improve Patient Care recording.

* The credit for this product will expire on January 31, 2020.