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Protect Medicare by Protecting Your Medicare Number

Check out this blog from Medicare.

Guard Your Card Video

Medicare gives an important message about protecting your identity.

Insurance Agent Charged with Stealing from Clients

He is accused of submitting 252 fake Medicare supplement policy applications

Man Charged with Fraud, Identity Theft

He allegedly posed as a beneficiary for 17 years

Doctor Sentenced in Hospice Fraud

He admitted certifying patients as terminal when they were not

Couple Who Stole Patient Info Sentenced

They used info to solicit patients for their home health agency

Facebook SMP Spotlight: Iowa

The SMP National Resource Center highlights one SMP project’s Facebook page monthly.

Medicare Card Messaging

CMS offers guidance on messaging SMPs can use with beneficiaries

Owners of Psych Services Companies Sentenced in $25 Million Scheme

Nursing home residents did not need or receive psychological testing

Companies Resolve False Rehab, Hospice Claims

Government said rehabilitation therapy was excessive and hospice patients were ineligible

Largest Health Care Fraud Takedown in History

More than 400 defendants across 41 federal districts were charged in fraud schemes involving $1.3 billion in false billings to Medicare and Medicaid.

Facebook SMP Spotlight: Pennsylvania

The SMP National Resource Center highlights one SMP project’s Facebook page monthly


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