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POSTPONED- If You See It, Report It! (Senior Medicare Patrol Presentation) (VENICE)

March 31, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED BECAUSE OF CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19.  CHECK OUR CALENDAR FOR A RESCHEDULED EVENT DATE.

“If You See It, Report It: Be Aware of Fraud Trends in Your Area” is a FREE presentation of the Senior Medicare Patrol.  Medicare scams are on the rise, but do you know how to protect yourself, detect fraud and abuse, and report incidents?

SHINE: Florida SHIP & SMPThe presentation will be given by a professionally trained counselor of the SHINE/SMP (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders/Senior Medicare Patrol) program. The Florida Department of Elder Affairs’ SHINE program provides free, unbiased information and assistance for Florida Medicare beneficiaries year-round as they carefully evaluate their health care options.

SHINE empowers seniors, their caregivers, and family members to make informed decisions about health care coverage. SHINE counselors can also help beneficiaries understand benefits available through Medicare, like preventative health care services. Additionally, SHINE counselors assist low-income Medicare beneficiaries with applying for cost-savings programs. As part of the national SMP program, counselors also educate beneficiaries to protect, detect, and report potential errors, fraud, and abuse with their Medicare coverage.

For more information about the  presentation, or to receive one-on-one Medicare counseling assistance from SHINE, Call the Elder Helpline at 866-413-5337 (866-41-ELDER).

Details

Date:
March 31, 2020
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
www.floridashine.org

Venue

William H. Jervey Jr Venice Library
300 Nokomis
Venice, FL 34285 United States
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