The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program, housed in the PPACG Area Agency on Aging, is a program designed to provide education and assistance to beneficiaries regarding any and all forms of Medicare or related fraud. The government has recovered billions of dollars from providers and scammers specifically related Medicare fraud. The program helps beneficiaries Detect, Report and Prevent Medicare fraud.
Each month SMP releases a fraud alert newsletter. These newsletters feature information on how to avoid scams and provide information on how to report fraud or get help with Medicare.