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Medicare Basics for Boomers and Beyond

Course Code:  WTD137

Course Name:  Medicare Basics for Boomers and Beyond

Prerequisite:  None

Department:  K-State Research and Extension

Length of Session:  1.5 Hours

Audience:  All employees

Session Description:  Are you approaching 65 years old? Do you assist your parents with medical issues? Does the word Medicare send a shiver down your spine? Are you confused about your options and what to expect once your insurance changes?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then the Medicare Basics workshop is for you. This totally unbiased and free class will help you gain the knowledge you need to make informed decisions.

This is an event through KSU Division of Human Capital Services. Employee guests are welcome to attend this session. To register a guest who is not a K-State employee, please e-mail learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu.

Session Objectives:  As a result of this session, participants will:

  • Identify the parts of Medicare and what services they cover.
  • Understand Medicare enrollment periods and enrollment options.
  • Distinguish when it is advisable to delay enrollment in Medicare.
  • Review options related to Medicare supplement, prescription drug coverage.
  • Recognize how Medicare works with employer retiree coverage.

You may enroll through HRIS Self-Enrollment to receive immediate confirmation (see the Employee Self Service Learning & Development directions for more information). Or e-mail learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu and include your name, department, employee ID number (required), course title and course date. Enrollment will be confirmed by an e-mail response to the sender.

It is the employee's responsibility to obtain the necessary departmental approvals prior to enrolling.

If you are a person who needs a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any Learning and Development offering, please contact K-State Learning and Development in advance at 2-1920 or at learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu.