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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

4755 Kingsway Dr. Ste 200Indianapolis, IN 46205

About

Job Title: SENIOR MEDICARE PATROL (SMP) VOLUNTEER

Department: Aging and Disabled Resource Center

Reports To: Caitlin Oestreich, Outreach Coordinator

Status of Position: Volunteer

SMP Volunteers work within their communities, educating and empowering beneficiaries to take an active role in the detection and prevention of health care fraud and abuse, with a focus on the Medicare and Medicaid programs. This education will be completed through group training sessions, health fairs and one-on-one counseling.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partner with aging services network professionals, law enforcement and others to promote community awareness of health care errors, fraud and abuse.
  • Arrange and present at group education sessions
  • Attend health fairs, seminars, and conferences as an exhibitor for distribution of consumer education materials about Medicare, Medicaid and fraud, errors and abuse.
  • Make appropriate referrals
  • Complete all reporting requirements necessary for SMP Program

NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Completed Volunteer Application
  • Must submit to background check

SKILLS NECESSARY

  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate
  • Have available transportation
  • Must be flexible, accessible and reliable
  • Able to present information and material to large or small groups
  • Ability to listen and provide relevant information to the public

TRAINING

  • Attend initial training meeting to receive handbook, and information regarding confidentiality laws, organizational policies and volunteer guidelines. This training should take roughly 2 hours.
  • Must be willing to attend periodic training or get-acquainted meetings.

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
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