Continuing Education Series
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Medicare Update 2013
October 25, 2013, 2013 8:30 am - 12:45 pm
BGSU at Levis Commons, 1655 N. Wilkinson Way, Perrysburg, OH 43551
Paula Taliaferro, MGS, LSW
Objective: Students will list the similarities and differences between Medicare and Medicaid in Ohio
Objective: Students will describe Medicare Part A and B as well as supplemental insurance options and Medicare “Buy In” Programs
Part A-What it is and covers
Part B-What it is and covers
What Traditional Medicare does Not Cover
Medicare Financial Intermediaries in Ohio
Supplemental Medicare Insurance-
Medicare “Buy In” Programs
Qualified Medicare Beneficiary(QMB)
Specified Low Income Medicare Beneficiary(SLMB)
Qualified Individual Program(QI)
Objective: Students will identify and describe current Medicare Issues and their impact on patients and those who work in health and social services.
Current Medicare Issues
Ohio’s Balanced Billing Ban
Ohio’s Quality Assurance Provider-KePRO and Patient Rights
Medicare Appeals Process
PACE Demonstration Programs in Ohio
Medicare Advantage HMO’s
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage 2013
Medicare and Health Care Reform 2013-2014
Paula Taliaferro, MGS, LSW is an Educational Consultant who has presented over 300 workshops related to aging issues in the past decade. Until 1998, she was the Director of Training and Education at the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging. Topics she has developed training around include “Sensitivity of Aging,” “Communication with Older Adults,” “Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security,” “Caregiving Issues,” and “Older Women’s Issues.” She holds a Master’s Degree in Gerontology from the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University and a License in Social Work in the State of Ohio. She is Project Developer for the “DRIVE Training” Curriculum which is required of all drivers in the Ohio Dept. of Aging and Ohio Dept. of Transportation systems in the State of Ohio.
4.0 hours are approved for social workers (RSX108808), counselors (RCX020601) and nursing home administrators (196-C-12).
$65 BGSU Alum Cost: $60
Substitutions are preferred. You may send someone to attend the workshop in your place if you notify our registration team 24 hours in advance. You may also substitute programs 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend the workshop registered for and you wish to transfer your registration to another workshop.
Levis Commons is conveniently located at Exit 2 off I-475 and St Rt 25 in Perrysburg. Upon entering Levis Commons you will be on Levis Commons Boulevard. Continue on Levis Commons Boulevard until you reach the roundabout leading to the Hilton Hotel. Turn right at the first street on this roundabout and BGSU at Levis Commons will be on the right and behind the Hilton.
Beverages will be provided at the workshops. For any full day programs or programs that cross over the lunch hour, lunch will be on your own. You are welcome to bring a lunch or snack. A refrigerator and microwave is available for your convenience. Water fountains and vending machines are available on site. Levis Commons has many dining locations available that include sit down restaurants as well as fast food.
To register for the program, please call 419-372-8181. For questions regarding program content or ceu status, please contact Jennifer Wagner at 419-372-7773 or firstname.lastname@example.org