Welcome to Medicare Interactive Pro (MI Pro), a web-based curriculum designed to empower any professional to better help their own clients, patients, employees, retirees, and others navigate a multitude of Medicare questions. MI Pro is structured as a four-level Core Curriculum, with four to five video-based courses in each level. A Special Topics portion of the resource addresses subjects not covered in the Core Curriculum.

Be sure to take our free quiz to find the best level to start your learning experience.

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  1. Core Curriculum

    Add levels 1-4 to your cart. Special Topics courses must be added separately.
    1. Core Curriculum
      Cost: $272.00 Add to cart
      Cost: $272.00 Add to cart
  2. Core Curriculum Plus Special Topics

    Add levels 1-4 AND Special Topics courses to your cart.
    1. Core Curriculum Plus Special Topics
      Cost: $368.00 Add to cart
      Cost: $368.00 Add to cart
  3. Level 1: Medicare Basics

    This level serves as a gateway to understanding Medicare. Throughout introductory MI Pro Level 1 courses, you will learn common insurance and health care terms, gain an understanding of Medicare eligibility requirements, and receive a broad overview of the fundamental components of Medicare.
    1. Level 1: Medicare Basics
      Cost: $64.00 Add to cart
      Cost: $64.00 Add to cart
    2. Course 1: Health Insurance Terms
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course reviews commonly used insurance terms, so that you can begin to understand the language of health insurance and Medicare. In this course, you will learn helpful health insurance vocabulary that is important to know when discussing Medicare with colleagues and clients.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    3. Course 2: Medicare Overview
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course provides an overview of Medicare, briefly touches on the different parts of Medicare, discusses Medicare eligibility rules, and reviews key differences between Medicare and another government-run program, Medicaid. Medicare is very complex, and it’s important to have a strong, fundamental understanding of the basics of Medicare before delving into more intricate and specific topics like Medicare coverage rules.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    4. Course 3: Medicare Options
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course reviews Medicare options, discussing the two different ways that an individual with Medicare can receive Medicare benefits: Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. This course will also review services excluded from Medicare coverage. In this course, you will learn the main differences between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage and how these differences can affect access to health care services.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    5. Course 4: Enrollment Periods
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course focuses on important Medicare enrollment periods, specific times during the year in which you can sign up for Medicare for the first time or make changes to your existing Medicare coverage. This course will also review penalties that you can incur if you don’t enroll into Medicare when you are first eligible to do so. In this course, you will learn the importance of making timely Medicare decisions, and how to choose options that best meet your needs.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
  4. Level 2: Medicare Coverage Rules

    This level expands on baseline Medicare knowledge and elaborates on specific coverage rules for Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D. Throughout MI Pro Level 2 courses, you will secure a better understanding of Medicare enrollment periods and Medicare coverage rules, and learn important differences between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans.
    1. Level 2: Medicare Coverage Rules
      Cost: $64.00 Add to cart
      Cost: $64.00 Add to cart
    2. Course 1: Part A (Hospital Insurance)
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course reviews Medicare Part A, the part of Medicare that mainly covers inpatient hospital care, skilled nursing facility care, home health care, and hospice care. In this course, you will learn what Medicare Part A is, what Medicare Part A covers, and Medicare Part A costs.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    3. Course 2: Part B (Medical Insurance)
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course reviews Medicare Part B, the part of Medicare that mainly covers outpatient care, doctors’ services, preventive care, home health care, and outpatient durable medical equipment. In this course, you will learn what Medicare Part B is, what Medicare Part B covers, and Medicare Part B costs.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    4. Course 3: Part D (Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit)
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course reviews Medicare Part D, the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Medicare Part D is the part of Medicare that mainly covers outpatient prescription drugs. In this course, you will learn what Medicare Part D is, what Medicare Part D covers, and Medicare Part D costs.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    5. Course 4: Medigap Plans (Supplemental Insurance)
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course reviews Medigap plans, a type of supplemental insurance that helps pay gaps in Original Medicare costs, like deductibles and coinsurances. In this course, you will learn what a Medigap plan is, what Medigap plans cover, and Medigap plan costs. We will also come to understand when someone with Medicare has the right to sign up for a Medigap plan.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
  5. Level 3: Appeals and Penalties

    This level offers students more familiar with Medicare the information and skills needed to assist Medicare beneficiaries in appealing denials of coverage and navigating issues related to Medicare premium penalties. Throughout advanced MI Pro Level 3 courses, you will learn more about the different types of Medicare appeals and the steps necessary to successfully navigate the appeals process.
    1. Level 3: Appeals and Penalties
      Cost: $80.00 Add to cart
      Cost: $80.00 Add to cart
    2. Course 1: Introduction to Appeals
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course provides an introduction and overview of Medicare appeals, the process you undertake if you disagree with Medicare’s coverage or payment decision on a health care service or item you receive. In this course, you will learn what a Medicare appeal is and how to appeal. You will also learn about important appeal notices and receive a few tips on how to appeal effectively.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    3. Course 2: Original Medicare Health Appeals
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course provides greater detail about Original Medicare health appeals. In this course, you will learn what an Original Medicare health appeal is and how to appeal. You will also learn about the two types of Original Medicare appeal processes and receive tips on how to navigate these processes effectively.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    4. Course 3: Medicare Advantage Health Appeals
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course provides greater detail about Medicare Advantage health appeals. In this course, you will learn what a Medicare Advantage health appeal is and how to appeal. You will also learn about the three types of Medicare Advantage appeal processes and receive tips on how to navigate these processes effectively.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    5. Course 4: Medicare Part D Drug Appeals
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course provides greater detail about Medicare Part D drug appeals. In this course, you will learn what a Medicare Part D drug appeal is and how to appeal. You will also learn about the two types of Part D drug appeal processes and receive tips on how to navigate these processes effectively.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    6. Course 5: Enrollment Penalties and IRMAA
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course reviews Medicare enrollment penalties and the Medicare Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amount (IRMAA). In this course, you will learn ways in which enrollment penalties and IRMAA may be eliminated.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
  6. Level 4: Coordination of Benefits

    This level provides advanced students with in-depth information on how Medicare works with other types of insurances, and how to navigate enrollment into low-income assistance programs. Throughout advanced MI Pro Level 4 courses, you will learn about Medicare coordination of benefits and how to screen Medicare beneficiaries for low-income assistance programs.
    1. Level 4: Coordination of Benefits
      Cost: $64.00 Add to cart
      Cost: $64.00 Add to cart
    2. Course 1: Introduction to Coordination of Benefits
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course provides an introduction to the ways in which Medicare works with different types of health insurances. In this course, you will gain a general understanding of how Medicare works with insurance such as current employer insurance, retiree insurance and military benefits. You will also learn what primary, secondary, and tertiary insurance means and how this affects Medicare enrollment, coverage, and costs.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    3. Course 2: Medicare and Other Insurances
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course reviews Medicare and employer-based health insurance. In this course, you will learn how Medicare coordinates with current employer insurance and former employer insurance. You will also learn how Medicare coordinates with non-military federal retiree health insurance, such as Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB), as well as military retiree health insurance like Veterans Affairs Benefits (VA) and TRICARE.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    4. Course 3: Programs that Help Pay Medicare Health Costs
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course reviews programs that help pay Medicare health costs. In this course, you will learn how different assistance programs like Medicaid and Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs) work with Medicare to help pay your health care costs. You will also learn how to conduct screenings and enrollments for these benefits.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    5. Course 4: Programs that Help Pay Medicare Drug Costs
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course reviews programs that help pay Medicare drug costs. In this course, you will learn how drug assistance programs like the Low-Income Subsidy (also known as Extra Help), State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs (SPAPs), and Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs) help to pay your drug costs. You will also learn how to conduct screenings and enrollments for these benefits.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
  7. Special Topics

    Special Topics courses address specific Medicare topics in detail. These courses will help you develop expertise in popular Medicare subject areas, such as the annual Medicare Fall Open Enrollment Period, effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Medicare, and Medicare coverage of specialty services. These courses are offered for single purchase, so that you can tailor your selections to your specific needs. Keep in mind that the Special Topics section of MI Pro continues to grow, so please check back to find new courses. Please also feel free to let us know of new courses that could help you in your work.
    1. Medicare Fall Open Enrollment
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course provides an overview of Medicare Fall Open Enrollment, the time of year during which people with Medicare can make changes to their existing Medicare coverage. In this course, you will gain a better understanding of Medicare Fall Open Enrollment, learn about the important changes people with Medicare can make during this time, and find out how to most effectively take action to meet your health care needs.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    2. Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course provides important information on Medicare coverage of Durable Medical Equipment, or DME. In this course, you will become familiar with the definition of DME, according to Medicare rules. You will also learn Medicare coverage requirements that individuals must follow in order for Medicare to pay for DME they need. Additionally, you will learn about coverage rules for renting, buying, fixing, and replacing DME. Finally, the course will introduce you to the differences between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage coverage of DME.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    3. Medicare and End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course provides information on Medicare for individuals with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). ESRD Medicare has different rules than Medicare due to age or disability, and this course highlights those distinctions. In this course, you will learn about the eligibility, enrollment, and coverage rules for ESRD Medicare. The course also details the 30-month coordination period for ESRD Medicare beneficiaries. During this 30-month coordination period, there are specific rules regarding coordination of benefits for individuals with ESRD Medicare and employer coverage. Additionally, you will learn about coverage of ESRD treatments and immunosuppressant drugs. Finally, the course explores how Medicare Advantage plans, Part D plans, Medigap policies, and Health Insurance Marketplace plans work for individuals with ESRD Medicare.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
  8. Special Topics Module: Medicare and Hospital Care Transitions

    This Special Topics Module discusses hospital transitions for Medicare beneficiaries. Through the module’s three courses, you will learn about the landscape that people with Medicare and their families must navigate when transitioning out of a hospital stay to a skilled nursing facility, back home, or to a hospice facility. You will learn how you and your colleagues can help ease these transitions. All three module courses contain information about federal and New York State Medicare requirements for patient admission and discharge. You also will learn about Medicare’s recommendations and best practices for helping ensure positive health outcomes for your patients. Each course contains important tips for professionals, as well as teaching materials that can assist patients in understanding Medicare’s coverage of hospital stays.
    1. Special Topics Module: Medicare and Hospital Care Transitions
      Cost: $48.00 Add to cart
      Cost: $48.00 Add to cart
    2. Course 1: Medicare and Hospital Care
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course discusses Medicare coverage of hospital care, focusing on the difference between inpatient and outpatient hospital stays. You will learn how Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans cover inpatient and outpatient stays, and why it is important for patients to understand this difference.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    3. Course 2: Medicare and Hospital Discharge Planning
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course reviews the hospital discharge process for Medicare beneficiaries, and the role of health care providers in this process. We will outline Medicare’s requirements for discharge evaluations and discharge plans, and discuss how to help patients effectively implement their plans.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
    4. Course 3: Medicare and Post-Hospital Care
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart
      This course covers Medicare costs and coverage of post-hospital care, namely outpatient therapy services, skilled nursing facility care, home health care, and hospice care that a patient might receive post-discharge. You will learn how Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans cover each type of care.
      Cost: $20.00 Add to cart