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The Effort mastheadThe Effort  (Elder Fraud Fighters of Oregon Tribune) is a quarterly newsletter published by DHS Seniors & People with Disabilities to help fight Medicare/Medicaid fraud. The publication is made possible by a grant from the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.



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2009

  • Summer 2009 - What is Medicare fraud and abuse?; OIG report for the first half of FY 2009; Beware of promised credit fixes; Credit and debit card scam; Foreclosure alert; Reverse mortgage alert; Fake Walmart survey scam; The IRS "Dirty Dozen" tax scams; Don't put your health in the hands of crooks; The verdict: Hang up!; A message from Oregon Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)

2008

  • Summer 2008 - Debt relief - what you should know; Tips to combat "phishing" scams; House Stealing - The latest scam on the block; Medicare scam watch!; foster care scam alert.
     
  • Spring 2008 - Tax season warning; Beware the tax rebate scam!; Consumer awareness; Telephone fraud involving jury duty; Fraud against the elderly; What is Medicare fraud and why report it?; SAFE - Senior and Family Education; Free Portland events to offer guidance for both new and seasoned investors.

2007

  • Winter 2007 - Be alert this season to identity thieves; 2008 annual enrollment for Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part-D); Oregon SMP receives award; SAFE program helps seniors protect themselves against insurance and financial abuse; Making a health decision?; The crime of identity theft; Highlighting Douglas County RSVP.
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