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Medicare Fraud – It’s Out There
April 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
AT LIFELONG (FREE)
Description: A presentation about how we can work together to prevent, detect and
report Medicare fraud in New York State – starting right here in Tompkins County.
Vigilance is the key! We’ll talk about what to do and what not to do to protect you and
others from Medicare fraud: DO review your Medicare Summary Notice when it comes
in the mail. DO be aware that Medicare does not call or visit to sell you anything.
DON’T give out your Medicare number except to your doctor or other Medicare provider.
We’ll also talk about New York StateWide Senior Action Council’s newest program, the
Presenter: Sarah Jane Blake (BA, English, University of Maine; JD, Franklin Pierce
Law Center, NH) is the Tompkins County Outreach Coordinator for New York Statewide Senior Action Council. She has been a counselor and advocate for seniors, senior programs, and policies affecting seniors for over 10 years. Previously she was HIICAP Coordinator for Tompkins County and Retirement Services Coordinator at Lifelong.