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Virginia Senior Medicare Fraud Patrol Program

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Community Advocates with the Virginia Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) inform seniors, their caregivers, and the general public on how to prevent, detect and report Medicare fraud, errors, and abuse. SMP volunteers distribute written information about identifying and preventing health care fraud and SMP program services. Training covers topics such as protecting your medical identity, reading Medicare benefit notices, recognizing scams, and how to report concerns.

Virginia SMP is a part of the Virginia Association of Area Agencies on Aging and is funded by a Federal grant.

SMP volunteer opportunities offer flexible scheduling as volunteers can select the dates and locations of outreach events which best suit their availability. After training, volunteers are asked to commit to four outreach events per year. The SMP program receives requests daily from civic and community groups for our prevention information and resource materials. Most events, such as wellness fairs, are scheduled during weekdays with some weekend community event opportunities available.

Join us and be a part of a grassroots effort to reduce the billions of dollars lost each year to Medicare fraud, errors, and abuse. Help to put this important information in your neighbors' hands!

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About Virginia Senior Medicare Fraud Patrol Program

Location:

24 East Cary Street, Suite 100, Richmond, VA 23219, US

Mission Statement

The Virginia SMP Program educates Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report Medicare fraud, waste, and abuse. We offer free training to be a part of a bigger picture to help seniors in your community. You will have a great time meeting like-minded volunteers as you work together to promote our mission. There are different volunteer opporunities to please everyone. Please call or email today!

Description

The Virginia Association of Area Agencies on Aging (V4A), a private, non-profit 501(c)(3)organization was established in 1976 to provide Advocacy, Communication, Training and Education to older Virginians. For the past 20 years, V4A had administered the Virginia SMP Program, a federal-funded program, that educates Medicare beneficiaries on how to prevent, detect, and report healthcare fraud.

Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

24 East Cary Street, Suite 100Richmond, VA 23219

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 events per year with flexible scheduling
  • Training and Outreach events are local to your community.

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