Medicare Fraud Public Service Announcements

This 30 sec public service announcement warns of a common Medicare back brace scam and the importance of guarding your Medicare card. It refers people to our California Senior Medicare Patrol for help and to report fraud.


These public services announcements below are a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging’s “Stop Health Care Fraud” National Campaign. The 60, 30 and 15 second PSAs featuring the Senior Medicare Patrol will show you how to protect your Medicare number, detect errors by reviewing Medicare summary statements, and report fraud if you suspect it.

Senior Medicare Patrol PSAs

Spanish version:

60 seconds / 30 seconds / 15 seconds

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This 30-second PSA addresses the problem with people’s reluctance to report fraud:

A 30-second Spanish PSA from the National Hispanic Senior Medicare Patrol (NHSMP):