September 10, 2014
This video from Louisiana gives an overview of the Senior Medicare Patrol and why it is so important for beneficiaries to be on the lookout for fraud. The attorney general talks about how sharing sources of information in a team approach makes fighting fraud more effective. An Office of the Inspector General agent says that SMP provides boots on the ground, giving information on scams and teaching seniors how to protect their Medicare cards like their credit cards to prevent identity theft. A volunteer describes how working in the SMP has been a great way to give back.
to see the video.