With so many scams targeting older adults, volunteers have the unique opportunity to help stop healthcare fraud at the source!
What would a Senior Medicare Patrol Volunteer do?
Senior Medicare Patrol volunteers provide Education Sessions to teach seniors how to ensure their healthcare benefits are safe and personal information & money is secure from scammers! Protecting older persons’ health, finances, and medical identity while saving precious Medicare dollars is a cause that attracts civic-minded Americans. The SMP program engages over 5,200 volunteers nationally who collectively contribute more than 155,000 hours each year.
No prior healthcare education? No problem!
New York Senior Medicare Patrol provides comprehensive training to interested volunteers. Training includes Medicare basics, healthcare fraud basics, scam prevention.......... FINISH
Volunteers with the New York Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) Program are working to ensure fewer people in New York become victims of health care fraud. With training and support from the NY SMP Program and its partners, SMP volunteers provide outreach and education in their communities.
By giving presentations to groups, hosting exhibits at community events, and answering our hotline calls, volunteers help spread the message of Protect, Detect, and Report to every part of the state of New York.
For more information about how you can get involved in your community as an SMP volunteer, call our Volunteer Coordinator, Victoria Thornton, at 212-398-6565 ext. 235, or complete the electronic application form below.