Educational Objectives; Introduction to ResDAC's Structure; and Content of the Medicare Program

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This video is one segment in a series of videos from ResDAC’s Introduction to using Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Data for Research.

This brief presentation outlines:

  • the educational objectives for the Introduction to Medicare workshop
  • ResDAC's mission and structure
  • an overview of the Medicare program including its structure and content

Topics discussed include:

  • who is eligible and enrolled in the Medicare program
  • Medicare benefits structure (Parts A, B, C, & D)
  • coverage and costs of the program

This presentation also reviews enrollment demographics of the Medicare population and why understanding Medicare policy is important for research using Medicare data.

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