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National Hispanic Council on Aging Joins the Administration in Mission to Combat Medicare Fraud By Empowering Hispanics
Date:3/2/2010

revention, detection and reporting.

Hispanics become victims of fraud most often by salespeople making unsolicited home visits or phone calls, forcing them to make an immediate decision, selling Medicare plans that don't fit their specific needs and conning them into providing their Medicare card and signing documents they don't understand.

The Administration on Aging (AoA) advises older Americans to protect their Medicare number as they would their Social Security number and not to provide it in exchange for free meals, prizes or free medical equipment or services.

"While older Americans are often the target of Medicare fraud, all of us pay," said Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging.  "Everyone benefits when we come together to fight these criminals and empower seniors on how to deter, detect and defend against healthcare fraud."

To prevent Medicare fraud among Hispanics, NHCOA is conducting a series of Needs Assessments in different regions of the country with great presence of Latinos. The assessments aim to understand the challenges different Hispanic subgroups face and help local orga
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