Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)
Senior Medicare Patrol was formed to alert the Medicare and
Medicaid programs of abuse within these two health care systems.
Individuals who suspect any of the incidences below are
encouraged to contact the SMP office at 301-475-4200, ext. 1064.
• Billing discrepancies, denial of payment, incorrect
• Receiving fraudulent phone calls from
persons pretending to be from Medicare
• Billing for
services, equipment, supplies, or medicine that was not provided
• Offering cash or free services to influence
use of a particular doctor or other medical service.
Giving false or misleading information that benefits the health
provider or service but increases consumer costs.
Stopping insurance coverage or ending services without prior
notice or reasonable cause.
Click to view Senior Medicare Patrol Fraud Video