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Scheme included hastening patients’ deaths.
He implanted unnecessary pacemakers.
Surgical procedures were performed regardless of need.
She was ordered to pay over $2.7 million in restitution.
She explains her brush with Medicare fraud.
Medicare FFS rate is lowest since 2010.
Consumers can see payment differences.
NCOA and MRC join forces for new FAQ.
The biweekly SMP News publishes news of interest to the SMP network. New scams alert the public to be on guard. Justice articles detail criminal prosecutions. Stories that include SMPs show how effec...
Providing SMP services to Medicare beneficiaries requires an understanding of and sensitivity to the needs of older adults. Needs related to culture, ethnicity, literacy level, and primary language ...
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They try to obtain personal and financial info.
Lawsuit includes unnecessary cataract surgery, upcoding
He instructed staff on how to write false reports
She used their identities to obtain opioids
They pressured doctors to increase ER patient admissions
Dialysis provider allegedly helped MA plans cheat
Initiative will empower patients, update resources
Data & Insights from Research about Supports for Low-Income Older Adults: Implications for SHIPs
Lauren Popham, Samantha Zenlea, and Ann Kayrish, National Council on Aging - Presentation
He conspired to falsify patient medical records
He used the identity of a beneficiary for 17 years
Scammers typically reach out by phone.
A Success Story: Reaching the Non-English Speaking Community of Chicago
Sandy Leith, IL SHIP; Grace Nawakowski, CLESE; Eliza Chan, Chinese American Service League; and Jason Echols, IL SMP – P...
CMS Hot Topics and Priorities for 2017 and Beyond
Sylvia Garcia and Gaye Humphrey, CMS - Presentation
Common Cases, Uncommon Questions: A Case Study Group Analysis
Mike Klug, SHIP TA Center; Case...