Medicare is a federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older, people of any age with permanent kidney failure, and certain disabled people under age 65. Medicare is managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services. Additional background information about Medicare is available on the CMS website.

This section includes a Medicare primer for Registered Nutritionists, information about the Medicare Quality Payment Program, useful resources to assist with the billing process and information about Medical Nutrition Therapy.