February is American Heart Month
Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers cardiovascular screening blood tests once every 5 years. To learn more, visit Medicare.gov/coverage/cardiovascular-disease-screenings.
This year, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is focusing on understanding risk factors for heart disease and how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle, which are a part of practicing self-care for #OurHearts. Visit NHLBI.nih.gov/education/american-heart-month# to view their 2023 outreach toolkit designed specifically for health care professionals and community partners. It contains social media resources, fact sheets drop-in articles, slides and flyers.
NTP Updates & Education Webinar: Save the Date
The March NTP Update & Education webinar will be on Thursday, March 9 from 1:00–2:30 pm ET.
Updated NTP Training Materials
For all of our training materials including self-paced courses, training modules, and job aids, visit CMSnationaltrainingprogram.cms.gov/resources.
NTP Webinar Recordings
NTP Updates & Education Webinar (Recorded February 9, 2023)
This recorded webinar shares Medicare updates and information about:
- Medicare Preventive & Screening Services
- Year in Medicare – February 2023
- National Donors Day
- National Caregivers Day
- American Heart Month
To view this webinar recording, visit CMSnationaltrainingprogram.cms.gov/moodle/course/view.php?id=247
New/Updated CMS Products
Did You Know?
CMS released the calendar year (CY) 2024 Advance Notice for Medicare Advantage and Part D Payment Policies.
The 2023 federal poverty levels have been published.
You can order CMS products in bulk by going to our product ordering website.
You can find the latest news about Medicare by visiting the CMS Newsroom.