Medicare fraud prevention week is almost here – June 5-11
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 16, 2023 For more information, contact: Karen Joy Fletcher, Communications Director, 206-713-5147, firstname.lastname@example.org Medicare fraud prevention week is […]
California SMP Launches New Website Offering a Plethora of Fraud Prevention Services & Materials
California Health Advocates (CHA), the grantee of California’s federally funded Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program, has launched a new website this week, CaliforniaSMP.org This new website provides easy access to a variety of fraud prevention services and materials for seniors, people with disabilities, their families, caregivers and professionals across the state.
California Health Advocates Recruits SMP Volunteers to Empower Beneficiaries in Preventing Medicare Fraud
California Health Advocates is recruiting new volunteers across the state for its California Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program. “If you’re looking for a purposeful, passionate and community-oriented way to make a difference, consider volunteering with our California Senior Medicare Patrol team,” said Christina Dimas-Kahn, SMP Program Manager and Deputy Executive Director at CHA.
California Beneficiaries Gain New Tool to Report Medicare Coverage Issues
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 4, 2023For more information, contact: Christina Dimas-Kahn, Deputy Executive Director and SMP Program Manager, 408-766-0260, email@example.com […]
SMP Sees Cardiovascular Genetic Testing Used in New Fraud Trend
The latest growing genetic testing fraud trend focuses on cardiovascular genetic testing. Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries genetic testing cheek swabs to obtain their Medicare information for fraudulent billing purposes or possibly medical identity theft. The scams may be called many things such as cardio genetic testing; comprehensive cardiovascular panel; hereditary cardiovascular profile.
Preliminary Settlement in Class Action Lawsuit Against CalPERS Long Term Care Affects 117,000 Policyholders
A preliminary settlement agreement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against the CalPERS Long Term Care program involving 117,000 policyholders. Part of the agreement includes options that will be offered to policyholders, some of which may involve cash payments in return for giving up their policy.