The National Hispanic SMP (NHSMP) toolbox is a comprehensive set
of tools for mainstream organizations on how to effectively work
with Hispanic communities when delivering Medicare fraud prevention
information. For an introduction to the toolbox, click
Latinos in the U.S. and Latino Culture
Culture section provides an overview of the similarities and
differences of the diverse Hispanic cultures represented in the United
States. The Latinos in the U.S. section highlights information on
Hispanic populations in six areas: California; the Washington, D.C.,
metropolitan area; Florida; Illinois; New York; and Texas.
Beneficiaries section includes information on best practices
for reaching Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries with educational messages
on Medicare fraud prevention.
Volunteers section includes information on best practices for
reaching, engaging, and retaining Latino volunteers for NHSMP
Media section provides tips on how to effectively tap into the
Spanish language media market with Medicare fraud prevention messages.
It also includes customizable Spanish language media materials for
organizations to use.
Campaign includes all materials necessary for organizations to
implement this unique tool into Medicare fraud awareness efforts by
incorporating the cultural aspect of storytelling in the Latino
community. The campaign strives to put a face to the issue of
Medicare fraud by encouraging beneficiaries, their families, and
caregivers to share their personal stories of Medicare fraud.