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Medicare Primer

Every eight seconds, another baby boomer becomes eligible for Medicare. And with more than 60 million Americans already enrolled, there’s never been a better time to get the information that will help you better-serve the fast-growing senior market. AHIP’s Medicare Primer online course covers all the basics of Medicare, including how it’s funded, managed, and where your organization fits in.

Course Details


$110 AHIP Members
$150 Non-Members
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Enrollment takes place at a third-party website. When you arrive, log in or create an account and browse our online catalog.

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At a Glance

  • Students have up to 90 days to complete course
  • Counts toward FHIAS® and HCP® professional designations
  • Flexible, self-paced online format
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Technical support available by phone or email

What You’ll Learn

  • Dig into the historical origins and structure of Medicare as enacted (Original Medicare)
  • Explore Medicare’s eligibility rules concerning age and disability
  • Understand how Medicare and Medicaid differ
  • Compare the two ways Medicare is offered – through Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage (MA) plans
  • Divide and conquer: Take a closer look at each of Medicare’s four parts (A through D)

Who Should Take This Course

  • Agents and brokers
  • Customer service staff
  • Health insurance provider staff
  • Operations professionals
  • Product development specialists

For even greater ROI, contact our experts at or call the Support Team at 866.234.6909. We can create a custom blend of courses, test prep classes, and group sessions that make the most sense for you and your budget.