Senior Medicare Patrol
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Iowa Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)
Iowa Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) is part of a nationwide, grassroots education and assistance program working to empower seniors and caregivers to protect personal information and Medicare benefits by learning to detect mistakes or potential fraud in Medicare payments. You can report suspected problems to SMP. Our staff and trained volunteers work to correct errors and report abuse of the Medicare system to government authorities.
Learn how you can Protect, Detect, and Report healthcare fraud, errors, and abuse:
Protect you personal information, identity theft can lead to Medicare fraud.
Detect mistakes or potential fraud in healthcare payments.
Report by asking your provider to explain questionable claims. If you aren't satisfied with the assistance you receive, contact Iowa SMP at 1-800-423-2449.
Learn more about Iowa Senior Medicare Patrol:
In addition to providing individual assistance to Medicare beneficiaries, SMP can:
Contact Senior Medicare Patrol at 1-800-423-2449. For information on volunteering for SMP, click here.
Click here to request information about the Senior Medicare Patrol.
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