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Additional Grants Awarded to Senior Medicare Patrols

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the award of $9 million in grants to help more than 50 Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) programs fight Medicare fraud. This is part a mandate to educate seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries about how to prevent fraud in Medicare. The grants...

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Beware Medicare Part D Rebate Scams

As another round of $250 Medicare prescription drug rebate checks goes out in the mail, healthcare officials are reminding seniors to be aware of potential scams. Scammers posing as Health and Human Services officials are calling seniors and saying they need personal information, such as a Social Security or Medicare...

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