University of Arizona College of Medicine
"The ABCDs of Medicare" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites, they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings.
After reading this issue of Elder Care, you should be able to:
- Explain what each of the four parts of Medicare (A,B,C,D) covers
- List three differences between a Medicare Advantage plan and original Medicare
- Explain what is meant by the “donut hole”