When Medicare providers intentionally submit claims to Medicare for services not provided, unnecessary medical services or they double bill or up-code (bill for a higher value service than the one provided), they are committing Medicare fraud.  These are but a few of the examples of Medicare fraud.  You as a Medicare beneficiary and a taxpayer can help prevent this fraud, waste and abuse by contacting the Senior Medicare Patrol of New Jersey at  732-777-1940 or our toll free hotline  at 877-SMP-4359 (877-676-4359.)  Remember, providers who are committing Medicare fraud are stealing from you, the American taxpayer.  Let’s join together and continue the fight against Medicare fraud, waste and abuse.

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