What Tax Practitioners Need to Know About Medicare - Virtual Experience

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  • Location
    • Your Computer
      Your Space
      ISCPA / WASCPA Webinar, ID 00000
  • Credits
    • 2.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Taxes (Technical) (2.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • An understanding of the tax rules relating to individual income tax

  • Vendor
    • Surgent
  • Level
    • Basic
  • Fields of Study
    • Taxes
  • Message
    • Virtual Experience

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.

Designed For

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

Objectives

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

Highlights

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.

Advanced Prep

  • Manual will be available to download in the meeting room
  • Test your computer/device for compatibility with virtual meeting space well in advance of your webinar
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    Leaders

    Charles Borek

    Charles A. Borek, founder of The Borek Group, has been practicing as a CPA and lawyer for over 25 years, representing clients ranging from individual taxpayers to publicly traded corporations. He has also held faculty positions at American University, the University of Baltimore, and Prince George's Community College and has delivered hundreds of continuing professional education courses in live, webinar, and written formats.

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