The National Consumer Protection Technical Resource Center: The Center of Service & Information for SMPs

Resources for SMPs

Medicare (Traditional)
Contributor: Renee Labrie-Shanks, Montana
Date: 5/9/2013
A flyer that describes how and why to track your medical bills, as well as how to set up a username and password to access claims on mymedicare.gov
Contributor: Julie Schoen, California
Date: 4/18/2013
Medicare has very specific appeal rights that can make all the difference in your health care. Understanding the right to appeal a premature hospital discharge, could save a life.
Contributor: Julie Schoen, California
Date: 4/18/2013
Short PowerPoint to educate the public concerning how to read the new MSN.
Contributor: Monique Thomas, Louisiana
Date: 4/15/2013
Presentation that highlights the features of the new MSN.
Contributor: Monique Thomas, Louisiana
Date: 4/15/2013
Outline to be used by volunteers when giving a presentation on the redesigned MSN.
Contributor: Monique Thomas, Louisiana
Date: 4/15/2013
Sample MSN to be used with "Redesigned MSN Presentation Outline"
Contributor: Renee Labrie-Shanks, Montana
Date: 4/10/2013
Understand your Medicare statements by using tools to track and organize your healthcare bills. Includes handouts that are described in the notes section of the ppt, including a basic glossary of the most important terms people should know, some of the main acronyms and current Medicare costs, samples of the new design MSNs, a fact sheet on how to register for MyMedicare.gov, and the class evaluation. Also handed out is information on Medical identity theft that can be found on the FTC website and the What is an MSN fact sheet put out by the Center.
Contributor: Loni Holloway, Tennessee
Date: 3/1/2013
PowerPoint presentation for training workers and volunteers about the redesigned Medicare Summary Notice
Contributor: Michelle List, Kentucky
Date: 1/7/2013
Handout to beneficiaries of the 2013 Medicare changes
Contributor: Kathleen Pursell, Arkansas
Date: 9/5/2012
The Arkansas SMP is working hard to prevent Medicare fraud!
Contributor: Adele Ching, Hawaii
Date: 5/8/2012
How to read your Medicare Summary Notice
Contributor: Anita Hoy, Vermont
Date: 3/29/2012
The Savvy Seniors performances have been a popular training model in Vermont. This toolkit contains prop lists, skit material, scene design, suggested materials and structure, etc., so that you can organize your own performance troupe in your state. Also, translation to Hindi is included. Savvy Seniors performances lead to audience interaction, volunteer socialization, a better understanding of the issues and risks, etc.
Contributor: Betty Balderston, Maine
Date: 1/27/2012
Fraud presentation that accompanies info card/mailer by the same name
Contributor: Kathy Kupetz, Colorado
Date: 10/3/2011
One-page flyer with reasons not to sell a Medicare card
Contributor: Adele Ching, Hawaii
Date: 8/18/2011
What is DME fraud; protect yourself; report errors
Contributor: Adele Ching, Hawaii
Date: 6/29/2011
Risks of Medicare identity theft; precautions to take
Contributor: Erin Weir, Illinois
Date: 5/23/2011
PowerPoint presentation on Medicare's rules for Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and fraud involving DME
Contributor: Erin Weir, Illinois
Date: 5/23/2011
Tips on how to protect yourself from Medicare and Medicaid fraud
Contributor: Stephanie Bias, North Carolina
Date: 8/10/2010
This product has the text of the SMP "What is a Medicare Summary Notice?" printed on the front/back and used to store the Health Care Journal, MSNs, EOBs and provider billing. This product is used at all appropriate educational settings and includes the Journal, What is Medicare Fraud? Fact Sheet, a hand sanitizer (to wipe out Medicare Fraud) and an SMP Medicare Card Holder.
Contributor: Barbara McGinity, Texas
Date: 7/21/2010
A handout illustrating by using a dollar bill that Medicare is not free.
Next

Disclaimer