Medicare Open Enrollment: Programmatic and Policy Concerns. October 11, 2018 #MacroSW Chat
Great Twitter Chat with our own Dr. Louanne Bakk!
by Pat Shelly @UBSSW
Transcript of this chat here.
The annual Open Enrollment period for Medicare is from October 15 – December 7.
It is important for all social workers to be aware of the basics of Medicare coverage and current program changes and policy concerns.
We are pleased to have Louanne Bakk, PhD, MSW, @BakkLouanne the Director of the DSW Program and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Buffalo School of Social Work as the guest expert for this chat. Her past work as Director of Access and Aging Benefits at an agency in Michigan influenced her current research in healthcare access disparities and older adults.
Learn about the Medicare basics, Open Enrollment, associated costs, policy issues, and how to help beneficiaries pick the best plan.
chart: Gateway Health Plan
Charts: Medicare Part A and Part B from Louanne Bakk / University at Buffalo
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