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Title: Medicare and Medi-Cal Fraud Information and Prevention


1
Medicare and Medi-Cal Fraud Information and
Prevention
  • Marta E. Erismann
  • Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Senior Medicare Patrol

2
California Health Advocates
  • is dedicated to Medicare
  • beneficiary advocacy and education for
    Californians.
  • Policy Public policy research and
    recommendations for improved rights and
    protections, partner with national Medicare
    organizations based in Washington D.C.
  • Training Professionals and informal helpers,
    vibrant web resources, newsletter and regional
    forums
  • Advocacy Bring the experience of Medicare
    beneficiaries to the public through media and
    educational campaigns with the legislative staff
    at federal and state levels.
  • www.cahealthadvocates.org

3
These Are The Most Important Identification Cards
You have
  • SOCIAL SECURITY
  • Medicare
  • Medi-CAl

4
Take Care Of Your Social Security and Medicare
Cards
  • Your Social Security number can be used to steal
    your identity
  • Keep your Social security Card in a safe place
  • Never carry your Social Security card in your
    wallet or your purse.

5
If Someone steals your Medicare or Medi-Cal number
  • Your medical records maybe
  • marked as OVER USER!
  • You might not get the medical care you need.

OVER USER
6
What is wrong with this picture.
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal are billed for care you
    dont need.
  • Every dollar stolen from Medicare and Medi-Cal is
    a dollar less to provide medical care.

7
It is estimated that 1 out of 10 is lost to
fraud
  • Money is stolen out of the
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal Programs.
  • Thieves use the money to buy luxury
  • mansions, jewelry, etc.

8
Who is stealing from Medicare?
  • Medical Clinics
  • Medical Equipment
  • Physicians,
  • Hospitals
  • Ambulances

9
How Do The Thieves Get TheMedicare And Medi-Cal
Numbers?
  • They tell seniors
  • I am from Medicare (or Medi-Cal)
  • Medicare (or Medi-Cal) wants to give you
  • Free Milk, or ensure, or groceries, etc. but we
    need your Medicare number.

Cash Free Groceries Free Medicines Trip to
Indian Casinos
10
A few weeks later
  • Most seniors that took a ride to the clinic may
    receive
  • You may begin to receive diabetic supplies that
    you never ordered, dont need, or do not want.

11
Be Informed and Report Medicare Fraud
Be Alert! Dont let anyone fool you!

12
  • Ask someone to help you review your bills! Make
    sure that you are only charged for the services
    you received!

13
  • This is your credit card for Medical Services.
    KEEP IT IN A SAFE PLACE!

14
  • Be informed
  • Consult with your family, ask questions before
    signing.

15
  • Nothing Is Free!
  • Dont accept services or equipment that you have
    not ordered.

16
Contact Information
  • California Health Advocates
  • Senior Medicare Patrol Program
  • 1-855-613-7080
  • Website www.cahealthadvocates.org
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