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NY State Office for Aging Takes Medicare Fraud Prevention Message to the Chinese American Community

A Medicare Fraud Summit, sponsored by NYSOFA in NY City Chinatown, was covered by two prominent Chinese American newspapers, World Journal and SingTao Daily News. These two Chinese Newspapers have the largest circulation among Chinese Americans in North America. Following is an English translation of the contents of the articles which appeared in those papers:

A special Medicare fraud prevention meeting was held on December 16, 2011 at the New York Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in Chinatown, New York. The purpose of this meeting was to inform Asian American seniors about how to detect and prevent Medicare fraud and abuse.

The newspapers reported that government officials of all levels and many Asian American health and social services members attended this meeting.

The newspapers summarized a few key points covered during the meeting. These key points include:

Both newspapers encourage their elderly readers to prevent Medicare frauds and abuses.