The Avanti Law Group Tips for Preventing Health Law Fraud in New York

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The Avanti Law Group tips for preventing health law fraud in New York aims to assist the elderly in protecting their rights, so that frauds are not easily perpetuated.

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The Avanti Law Group Tips for Preventing Health Law Fraud in New York http://avantilaw.com

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In October of 2014, the Affordable Care Act , also known as Obamacare, will finally come into effect. As a result, many across America (including seniors) will have access to more affordable healthcare options. However, with these benefits come a variety of considerations and issues that the elderly must be aware of. In fact the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) has developed a list of advice for helping elderly New Yorkers avoid health law fraud, and also provides tips for navigating all of the health law changes that will occur once Obamacare comes into effect. TIP: The NYSOFA is an organization whose goal is to ensure the protection and equal treatment of the elderly in New York. They recommends that all elderly who use Medicare or Medicaid should become aware of their local communities Senior Medical Patrol programs, or SMPs. THE AVANTI LAW GROUP

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The NYSOFA three key points of advice to assist the elderly in avoiding health care fraud: First, they recommend that all New York citizens go through great measures to protect their personal information, including closely guarding Medicare and Medicaid membership information. Identity theft used to procure Medicare and Medicare benefits costs the federal government billions of dollars and prevents those who need medical treatment the most from receiving the help they deserve. NYSOFA advises people to never give out their Medicare, Medicaid or social security numbers, and to remember the Medicare representatives never call or make home visits to beneficiaries. Third, the NYSOFA recommends that you immediately report any discrepancies or health fraud that you become aware of.   THE AVANTI LAW GROUP

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Obamacare will undoubtedly have significant impact on the healthcare benefits afforded to the elderly in New York. The confusion regarding these changes may expose the elderly to health care fraud and other related issues. The NYSOFA is so committed to preventing health law fraud against elderly New Yorkers that they have made it their goal to assist the elderly in protecting their rights, so that frauds are not easily perpetuated.   THE AVANTI LAW GROUP

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