ABC News Highlights CHA’s Nationally Recognized Senior Medicare Patrol Project

ABC News Highlights CHA’s Nationally Recognized Senior Medicare Patrol Project

ABC News highlighted California’s Senior Medicare Patrol project in their recent report on durable medical equipment (DME) fraud in the Los Angeles area. Julie Schoen, our SMP Project Director was interviewed along with a Spanish-speaking beneficiary who was tricked into a wheelchair scam. The short clip includes tips on how to recognize and avoid Medicare fraud scams.

Here’s the video: Medicare Fraud Costs Taxpayers Billions

The Wall Street Journal and Silver Planet also highlighted our SMP project. Their articles provide excellent consumer advice on how to prevent Medicare fraud and report suspected fraud:

See Medicare Fraud for more information.

Our blogger Karen J. Fletcher is CHA's publications consultant. She provides technical expertise, writing and research on Medicare, health disparities and other health care issues. With a Masters in Public Health from UC Berkeley, she serves in health advocacy as a trainer and consultant. See her current articles.

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