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2023 Performance Data for Senior Medicare Patrol Projects

In 1997, Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) projects were established to recruit and train retired professionals and other volunteers to prevent, recognize, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse. The initiative, which stemmed from recommendations in a congressional committee report accompanying the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1997, continues today. OIG reports SMP performance data annually. We will review performance data and documentation relating to Medicare and Medicaid recoveries, savings, and cost avoidance for SMP projects. The Administration for Community Living requested this information, which will support its efforts to evaluate and improve the performance of its projects.

Announced or Revised Agency Title Component Report Number(s) Expected Issue Date (FY)
March 2024 Administration for Community Living, Administration on Aging 2023 Performance Data for Senior Medicare Patrol Projects Office of Evaluation and Inspections OEI-02-24-00260 2024