Aging and Disability Resource Center Initiative
(click for a listing of ADRCs in DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties)
The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) initiative is a collaborative effort by the Administration on Aging (AoA) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that involves partnerships with Department of Health and Human Services Offices on Disabilities, the Administration for Developmental Disabilities, and the Veterans Administration. This initiative seeks to streamline access to long-term services and supports (LTSS) for older adults, all persons with disabilities, family caregivers and LTSS providers.
Click here for an ADRC Fact Sheet
The Illinois Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) Program
SMP educates consumers about health care fraud, waste, and abuse. If you have questions about a claim on your Medicare Summary Notice or Explanation of Benefits, call the Illinois SMP program at (800) 699-9043. Information about the Illinois SMP program is also available on our website: www.illinoissmp.org.
For tips on how to avoid Medicare Fraud please view our Medicare Fraud Tips Sheets.
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