Chinese & Vietnamese “Welcome to Medicare” Videos Available on Youtube & on DVD

Chinese & Vietnamese “Welcome to Medicare” Videos Available on Youtube & on DVD

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has “Welcome to Medicare” videos in Mandarin Chinese and Vietnamese available on Youtube. These 22 minute videos provide easy-to-understand information about the basics of Medicare, including Medicare Advantage plans, Part D prescription drug plans, Medidare preventive services and the Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs). See the video clips below.

These videos are also available on DVD — for free! You can go to the CMS Product Ordering site to register and order on-line.

If you need more than 25 copies, please email Anne Avery at CMS’ Baltimore office at SHIP@cms.hhs.gov and she will mail them to you. Please be sure to include the following information when you send your order in:

  • Chinese or Vietnamese (or both)
  • Name of organization and point of contact
  • Address
  • Email and phone number
  • Quantity

See Medicare.gov for publications in other languages as well.

Below are the youtube video links:
 

Our blogger Karen J. Fletcher is CHA's publications consultant. She provides technical expertise, writing and research on Medicare, health disparities and other health care issues. With a Masters in Public Health from UC Berkeley, she serves in health advocacy as a trainer and consultant. See her current articles.