Senators Announce Funding for Seniors Program

Jun 16, 2015

A West Virginia program that protects seniors from health care fraud and abuse is getting a boost from the federal government.

Senator Manchin along with Senator Capito announced the funding Monday.

U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito on Monday announced just over $242,000 in federal funding for the West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services for Senior Medicare Patrol Program projects. The program offers education and training to increase s awareness and understanding of health care programs.

The funding is being awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.