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22WS-1194: Surgent's What Tax Practitioners Need to Know About Medicare (Webinar)

If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.

Date Friday, December 9, 2022
Time 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Central Time
Location Online
CPE credits CPE 2.0
Field(s)
of study
Taxes - Technical (2.0)
Instructor Michael Tucker, PhD, LLM, JD, CPA
Surgent
Fees
Standard Member Fee $99.00
Standard Nonmember Fee $99.00

Description

When the first cohort of Baby Boomers turned age 65 several years ago, tax advisors began to be bombarded with questions concerning all facets of Medicare. How does Medicare work? How do I apply? How much does it cost? Is Medicare optional or required? This program provides a basic introduction to the Medicare program and covers many of the areas of the Medicare program that clients are most interested in. If you, or some of your clients, have questions relating to Medicare, this program is a must for you.

Who should take this program?

Tax practitioners who currently advise or who anticipate advising clients with respect to Medicare enrollment and/or Medicare coverage issues

Major subjects

  • Eligibility for Medicare
  • How to apply for Medicare
  • Introduction to Parts A, B, C, and D of Medicare
  • Payments for Parts B and D of Medicare: the higher costs imposed on higher income beneficiaries
  • Late enrollment penalties
  • Medicare Advantage in lieu of original Medicare
  • The Affordable Care Act's impact on Medicare
  • Current and late breaking legislative and regulatory developments

Learning objective(s)

  • Understand who is eligible for Medicare
  • Determine whether an individual will have to pay a surtax for Medicare Part B and Part D coverage
  • Ascertain whether private or spousal insurance options are preferable to Medicare

Notes:

Course code Code 22WS-1194
Sponsor Surgent
NASBA ID#: 103212
Level Basic
Format Group Internet Based
Prerequisites Prereq. An understanding of the tax rules relating to individual income tax
Advance
prep
None

If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.

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