On March 26, 2020, the Center hosted a webinar with the California Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program that covered some of these changes, as well as highlighting some scams that have already emerged during this crisis, including a presentation from agents of the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
This webinar – “New Medicare Payment Systems – Obstacles to Accessing Covered Care” – is available at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8758651758569305607
For further information about potential fraud see:
Office of Inspector General (OIG) Covid-19 Fraud Alert: (3/23/2020)
SMP Consumer Fraud Alert: SMP Consumer Fraud Alert: COVID-19 page (3/20/2020)
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Here are a few links about COVID-19:
Read the original article ” COVID-19 Updates – 3/26/2020 “online at Center for Medicare Advocacy
Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Do I Do If I Feel Sick?