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Company also agrees to 25-year exclusion from federal health care programs.
The $12 million scheme included repackaging single-use catheters.
The SMP program offers volunteers an opportunity to make an important difference in their communities. Volunteers take pride in working to ensure that the Medicare program will be protected for futur...
Scheme exploited seniors’ curiosity about genetic medicine.
As telemedicine scams rise, feds crack an international scheme.
Feds say company instructed sales reps to provide false and misleading information.
Home health, prescription drugs, DME are among the areas cited.
Kickbacks made for DNA swabs from Medicare beneficiaries.
A CBS News investigation uncovers recruiters showing up at senior events.
Created in September 2003 with funding from the U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL), Administration on Aging (AoA), the Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) National Resource Center serves ACL&rsq...
Schemes billed for services, testing, and prescriptions not medically necessary or provided.
Though every SMP program is unique in its own way, certain characteristics are fundamental to every SMP project. These fundamentals are explained in the SMP cooperative agreement with the U.S. Admini...
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The SMP Resource Center offers orientation for new SMP project directors. The components of SMP orientation are:
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The SMP Monthly Networking Calls are intended for SMP networking and national updates. They provide an opportunity for all SMP directors and other key SMP staff to network with each other and discuss...
As Open Enrollment approaches, protect Medicare and yourself.
Avoid scams and fight back against surprise medical bills.
First-of-its-kind action stops fraudsters before they get paid, a step in ending “pay and chase.”
Criminals are doing more research to earn the trust of victims.
More than $8 million was fraudulently billed for medically unnecessary equipment.
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The goal of the SMP National Resource Center Facebook page is to provide content for SMPs to use in their outreach, to connect SMPs with other SMPs, and to promote SMP Resource Center resources. All ...
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Suit alleges fraud of over $25 million for 60 clinics in 12 states.
She must pay $950,000 in restitution.