SMP Volunteers empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers to prevent, detect and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse. SMP is a National program for people of all ages with Medicare.
Volunteers will assist Medicare beneficiaries on how to read their Medicare Summary Notices (MSN) and Explanation of Benefits (EOB) by providing education on how to prevent, detect and report health care fraud. Volunteers will be working with beneficiaries, their family members, and caregivers on the importance of protecting personal health information as well as safeguarding their Medicare number. Other functions as an SMP volunteer include outreach, public speaking/education, administrative assistance such as data entry, phone calls, etc.
• Must volunteer a minimum of 10 hours monthly
• Attend quarterly SMP trainings
• Become SMP Certified
• Must be willing to travel occasionally to events in Jefferson County