Episode 1

Introduction to Medicare


February 19th, 2020

35 mins 59 secs

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About this Episode

Physicians and other senior-serving professionals trying to operate within the complicated Medicare ecosystem must be constantly learning, as the landscape, rules, tools, and vendors are in constant flux.
We interview eldercare and Medicare industry experts, do deep dives into their companies, services, and experiences, and share their stories and insights with you.
Brought to you by two passionate but critical physicians who broke away from the conventional career paths of their specialty.

In this episode we cover:
Dr. Amy Schiffman and Dr. Alex Mohseni introduce themselves
Medicare overview
Part A overview, including cost sharing
Part A: Hospital, Rehab, Home Health, Hospice
Part B overview
Part B 80/20 split, Medigap / supplemental
Part D
Inpatient vs outpatient medications
Inpatient vs outpatient status
Observation status
Part C - Medicare Advantage

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