Medicare and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Medicare wants to help protect you from COVID-19. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung, or kidney disease seem to be at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness. This means that people with Medicare may be at higher risk. Medicare covers:

For the latest information about:

What the U.S. Government is doing in response to COVID-19, go to

New / Updated Training Materials

2021 Medicare Amounts job aid (in multiple languages)

2021 Medicare Appeals Processes job aid

The CMS National Training Program has training materials for many Medicare topics, including PowerPoint modules that can be customized for your audience. Check them out at

NTP Webinar Recordings

January NTP Medicare Update & Education Webinar (Recorded January 14, 2021): We shared Medicare updates, tips for training preparation, and demonstrated how to use our NTP website to maximize your Medicare training experience.

January 2021 Understanding Medicare Webinar Day 1

January 2021 Understanding Medicare Webinar Day 2

To view all of our webinar recordings, please visit the NTP website.

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