SMP Tips and Alerts

The federal Administration on Aging funds projects (Senior Medicare Patrols) throughout the country to ensure that seniors are empowered to address issues of health care fraud, errors, abuse and other related health care scams. WCAAA staff and volunteers provide education, assistance and advocacy for residents to identify report and prevent Medicare and Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse. You can also visit The Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection for more information about scam prevention by clicking here. 

View Alert - Don’t Become A Victim of the Next Brace Scam - Does This Post Card Look Familiar To You?

View Alert - Dos and Don'ts Broker and Agent Behavior

View Alert - Genetic Test Scam

View Alert - How to read your Medicare Summary Notice (video)

View Alert - How to Stop Unwanted Calls from the Federal Trade Commission

View Alert - New Medicare Cards Are Coming


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Scam Jam- Fraud and Scams booklet


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