Medicare Summary Notices: Are Those Charges Really Mine?

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Medicare Summary Notices: Are Those Charges Really Mine?

Medicare Beneficiaries:  You may be paying for services you have not received! The North Carolina Senior Medicare Patrol program is holding a FREE event to help you protect yourself from Medicare fraud, waste and abuse. The NC Senior Medicare Patrol (NCSMP) Program is housed within the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) at the NC Department of Insurance. NCSMP is a preventive educational program whose goal is to reduce Medicare error, fraud and abuse through statewide coordinated efforts of educational and promotional activities to encourage reporting of discrepancies by Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers to the NCSMP Program.

To learn more, join us on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. for a workshop on Medicare Summary Notices and how to protect yourself from Medicare fraud, waste and abuse. Workshops will be held at the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, 26032 Newt Rd., Albemarle, NC. Contact N.C. Cooperative Extension at 704-983-3987 for additional information or to register to attend. Workshops are limited to 25 participants each.

About the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is the largest outreach program at North Carolina State University. Based in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cooperative Extension reaches millions of North Carolina citizens each year through local centers in the state’s 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service’s mission is to partner with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians. Learn more at

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Photo of Lori Ivey, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLori IveyCounty Extension Director (704) 983-3987 (Office) lori_ivey@ncsu.eduStanly County, North Carolina
Updated on May 16, 2013
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