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Senior Medicare Patrol - Help Educate Medicare Beneficiaries in WI
ORGANIZATION: Senior Medicare Patrol
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8 people are interested
The SMP program offers volunteers an opportunity to make an important difference in communities all around Wisconsin.
Thank you for your interest in the Senior Medicare Patrol, SMP, volunteer program. SMP volunteers educate Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers on how to prevent healthcare fraud and provide tips on how they can protect themselves from scams. Together we inform and empower others on how to protect, detect, and report Medicare fraud, abuses, and errors. By volunteering, you have an opportunity to use your talents, skills, and networking to provide outreach and education on Medicare fraud in your community. Volunteer involvement ranges staffing a booth at conferences and outreach events, to giving group presentations. A description of these two activities is below.
- Exhibitor: As an exhibitor, you help to staff an informational table or booth at community events such as senior resources fairs, wellness expos, health workshops, conferences, civic or faith-based organizations, food pantries, libraries, or non-profit agencies. In this role, you provide information about the program to the attendees and answer basic questions related to how to prevent, detect and report Medicare fraud, abuse and errors.
- Presenter: As a presenter, you give presentations about the fundamentals of SMP to small and large groups. The role includes the opportunity for you to interact with the audience. If time allows, additional interaction will occur through Q & A and discussion at the end of the presentation. The presentations vary in length from 15 to 60 minutes. Depending on the time allotment and the audience, the presentations may involve a PowerPoint presentation, or an engagement activity called The FUNdamentals of Patrolling Health Care.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Senior Medicare Patrol
1414 MACARTHUR RD Suite A, MADISON, WI 53714, US
The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) mission is to empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, abuse, and errors through outreach, counseling, and education. All the Senior Medicare Patrol programs across the country are grant-funded projects from the Administration for Community Living (ACL), which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Wisconsin SMP program is housed at the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR). GWAAR is a nonprofit agency committed to supporting the successful delivery of aging programs and services throughout Wisconsin. It provides aging lead agencies with training, technical assistance, and advocacy to ensure the availability and quality of programs and services to meet the changing needs of older people in Wisconsin. SMP is pleased to be a part of this statewide organization.
The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) empowers and assists Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, abuse, and errors through outreach, counseling, and education. SMP is in every county across Wisconsin. And our volunteers play a vital role in carrying out this mission to be in every county across Wisconsin. Volunteer involvement ranges from distributing materials, staffing a booth at fairs and outreach events, to giving group presentations. By volunteering with SMP you can invest in your community, potentially saving beneficiaries money and improving their quality of life.
Multiple locations Madison, WI 53714
September 15, 2023
- People Skills
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 50
- Orientation or Training