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 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 for publications in other languages as well.

Below are the youtube video links:

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Our blogger Karen Joy Fletcher is CHA’s Communications Director. With a Masters in Public Health from UC Berkeley, she is the online “public face” of the organization, provides technical expertise, writing and research on Medicare and other health care issues. She is responsible for digital content creation, management of CHA’s editorial calendar, and managing all aspects of CHA’s social media presence. She loves being a “communicator” and enjoys networking and collaborating with the passionate people and agencies in the health advocacy field. See her current articles.