Posts Tagged ‘Florida Senior Medicare Patrol’

HHS Proposal Would Increase Rewards to Seniors for Reporting Fraud

April 24, 2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced a proposed rule that would increase rewards paid to Medicare beneficiaries and others whose tips about suspected fraud lead to the successful recovery of funds to as high as $9.9 million. In addition, a new funding opportunity released this month supports the expansion of Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) activities to educate Medicare beneficiaries on how to prevent, detect and report Medicare fraud, waste and abuse. (more…)

Campaign Enlists Seniors to Fight Medicare Fraud

December 1, 2011

From the South Florida Sun Sentinel by Bob LaMendola

There’s no better way to root out rampant health care fraud in Florida than with the 6.6 million eyes of the state’s Medicare beneficiaries, Medicare’s chief fraud fighter says. (more…)