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Scams (General)
Contributor: Debra McFarland, Maine
Date: 7/10/2013
Presentation on a variety of consumer protection issues, including who to contact.
Contributor: Anita Salustro, Michigan
Date: 11/15/2012
A PowerPoint presentation of the latest financial scams perpetrated against seniors with updates from the FTC, Michigan's state regulators, FILENE, the SMP, and the Adult Protective Services.
Contributor: Madhavi Bhadbhade, Nebraska
Date: 9/11/2012
30-second Nebraska SMP ad being aired statewide
Contributor: Anne Fredrickson, Jane Winkler, Ohio
Date: 9/6/2012
American Association of Service Coordinators webinars on Medicare fraud, ID theft, and financial exploitation
Contributor: Sue Kraus, Missouri
Date: 8/24/2012
Scam call - identity theft/senior fights back
Contributor: Anita Salustro, Michigan
Date: 8/13/2012
Straight text with voiceover about Medicare fraud
Contributor: Vera Watson, New Mexico
Date: 7/3/2012
Important telephone numbers and websites to use to report health care/consumer fraud and scams in New Mexico
Contributor: Julie Schoen, California
Date: 6/28/2012
Medicare fraud and general fraud presentations
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: Amanda Carter, Georgia
Date: 7/6/2011
The Medicare Messenger is a short monthly presentation provided to partners and volunteers and is used to disseminate information. This is an example of the Medicare Messenger. This presentation highlights current scams and a Medicare topic. A handout is also provided to the audience regarding the topic.
Contributor: Erin Weir, Illinois
Date: 5/23/2011
Fraud Loteria game for outreach with Spanish-speaking beneficiaries
Contributor: Theresa Brownson, District of Columbia
Date: 3/16/2011
Health care fraud poster
Contributor: Adele Ching, Hawaii
Date: 9/1/2010
$250 Rebate Facts and Scams
Contributor: Rona McNally, Missouri
Date: 8/6/2010
Interactive outreach game show.
Contributor: Barbara McGinity, Texas
Date: 7/30/2010
We use a "seminar" type event to not only educate about Medicare but all types of fraud.
Contributor: Barbara McGinity, Texas
Date: 7/30/2010
We use a "seminar" type event to not only educate about Medicare but all types of fraud.
Contributor: Barbara McGinity, Texas
Date: 7/30/2010
We use a "seminar" type event to not only educate about Medicare but all types of fraud.
Contributor: Rona McNally, Missouri
Date: 7/12/2010
Article warning of health care reform scams
Contributor: Debra Yankey, Iowa
Date: 6/29/2010
Encouragement to report scam attempts to SMP
Contributor: Debra Yankey, Iowa
Date: 6/29/2010
Encouragement to report scam attempts to SMP
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