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Protecting Yourself and Your Medicare Coverage Article by Texas Senior Medicare Patrol Genetic testing scams are currently a widespread issue throughout the country. Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries cheek swabs for genetic testing to obtain their Medicare information for identity theft or fraudulent billing purposes. What is Genetic Testing Fraud? Genetic testing fraud occurs when Medicare is billed for a test or screening that was not medically necessary and/or was not ordered by a

Health Care Scams Cost Medicare Beneficiaries Billions Article by Senior Medicare Patrol The Medicare program and Medicare beneficiaries lose an estimated $60 to $90 billion each year to health care fraud as older adults are increasingly targeted by scam artists. This fact sheet provides basic information and tips you can use to help prevent health care fraud in your facility. Senior center and senior housing staff are in a unique position to help

If you need assistance with long-term care costs, Medicaid coverage may be available. Learn about the eligibility requirements for Medicaid Long-Term Care, transfer of assets, spousal protections, and more at this free seminar. Guest speaker is attorney Cara M. Chase from Naman, Howell, Smith & Lee, PLLC. Please RSVP to this free event at 254-770-2330 or 254-770-2342. The event will be held on August 22, 2019, at 10 A.M. to noon,

Learn the differences between types of Medicare coverage, prescription drug coverage, Medicare Advantage, and more at the Welcome to Medicare seminar. Guest speaker is Sheryl Schroeder, Public Affairs Specialist at the Social Security Administration - Dallas Region. If you have Medicare and are lost when it comes to your coverage, or if you are looking to enroll and don't know where to start, this seminar is for you! The event will