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SMP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Senior Medicare Patrol Frequently Asked Questions About Medicare Fraud: The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) asks the tough questions to stop fraud in its tracks.  You may have some questions too.  This fact sheet may provide the answers.

You can go a long way in preventing Medicare fraud by remembering these three things: Protect, Detect, Report.

Questions:

What is the Senior Medicare Patrol?

What do I do if I have been scammed?

How do SMP's prevent health care fraud?

How can I protect myself against Medicare fraud?

How can I detect fraud and identify errors?

Is it okay to dispute information on my Medicare Summary Notice or Part D Explanation of Benefits?