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Helping Kupuna to Prevent, Detect and Report Medicare Fraud, Errors and Abuse

SMP Hawaii is a volunteer-based federal program administered under the Hawaii State Department of Health – Executive Office on Aging (EOA), the state designated lead agency for the coordination of aging initiatives. We collaborate with a network of partners and advocates to expand outreach and assistance to communities statewide.
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Latest News & Updates

Staying Safe After the Maui Fires: Protecting Yourself from Fraud and Scams

The following link is provided by the Governor’s Office for those affected by the Maui fires in early August. SMP Hawaii will continue to post information about protecting yourself from fraud and scams, which are increasing and are varied. Stay vigilant and contact SMP Hawaii anytime for assistance. https://governor.hawaii.gov/main/maui-fire-resources/ https://dod.hawaii.gov/hiema/august-2023-wildfires/

September 2023 Medicare Minute – Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period

The Medicare open enrollment period for 2024 is a crucial time for beneficiaries to review and make changes to their healthcare coverage. This annual window typically runs from October 15th to December 7th, offering individuals the opportunity to assess their current Medicare plans and make adjustments as needed. During this period, beneficiaries can switch between […]

2023 Annual Volunteer Recognition and a Workshop on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

SMP Hawaii recently conducted its Annual Volunteer Recognition and a Workshop on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). This video captures some of the program’s highlights of the 25 years and the current activities to help our community prevent, detect and report suspicious healthcare activities. Mahalo to our wonderful and priceless people – SMP Hawaii Volunteers! […]

Hawaii advises you to be aware of fraudulent claims

SMP Hawaii advises you to be aware of fraudulent claims for urinary catheters and/or glucose monitors and supplies. Red flags that could indicate a scam include: You don’t recognize the ordering physician’s name nor been seen by them. The ordering physician is in another state. You receive an Explanation of Benefits (“EOB”) or Medicare Summary […]

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