USA Today Highlights California SMP

USA Today Highlights California SMP

Today’s USA Today newspaper has a prominent article on the Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program and the contribution of volunteers nationwide. Since 1997, over 68,000 SMP volunteers have educated 9.2 million people about Medicare fraud, received 87,000 complaints from beneficiaries, and saved Medicare and Medicaid $105.9 million.

Our California SMP program is also highlighted.

Read the full article, Senior Medicare Patrol Helps Fight Fraud.

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.