Dec 272011

(27 minutes long)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an educational video in American Sign Language (ASL) to provide important information about the Medicare program to people who are Deaf or hard of hearing.


The video consists of an overview of the Medicare program, including what Medicare is, who qualifies, the four parts of Medicare (A, B, C, and D), new preventive services under the Affordable Care Act, and help paying Medicare costs.


The video will be available on, and the CMS YouTube channel.


To access go to