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Medicare 101: The Basic A-B-C-Ds

Barbara Cochrane, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

School of Nursing, Department of Family & Child Nursing

University of Washington

School of Nursing
University of Washington

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • List at least three health care financing systems for older adults in the United States.
  • Define the four parts of Medicare –A –B –C –D.
  • Describe Medicare Reimbursement for primary, hospital, home, hospice, and skilled nursing care of older adults.


[From the Winter 2017 ]

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