SMP: Watch for Medicare fraud listed on Medicare statements
Last updated 9/30/2021 at 11:14am
Montana Senior Medicare Patrol — SMP — has issued a release warning people of Medicare fraud that might show up on their Medicare statements.
Hill County Council on Aging reports it is working on several cases of this in Hill County.
It’s important for everyone on Medicare to understand their Medicare statements, the release says. Although it’s impossible to provide the exact amount lost to Medicare fraud and abuse, it is estimated that those who exploit the program cost taxpayers $70 billion each year. The impact increases as Medicare continues to serve a growing number of benef...