December: Full of SMP Events!


We’re wrapping up 2014 with a bevy of SMP-sponsored events happening throughout the state in December. Check out the listing below of what’s coming up next month (or view our monthly calendar here), and see how you can get involved with Wisconsin SMP! Tuesday, December 2, 12:30-1 pm SMP Presentation at the St. Nazianz Nutrition […]

Detroit-Area Surgeon Defrauded Seniors of Millions


A Detroit-area neurosurgeon allegedly defrauded Medicare and seniors of millions by performing unnecessary spinal surgeries on patients, according to an unsealed complaint reported by The Detroit News. Dr. Aria Sabit of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is accused of performing lumbar spinal fusions on numerous patients and billing insurers despite failing to install medical devices in patients […]

Best Practices for Shopping the Day After Thanksgiving


While a common topic of conversation happening this Thursday night may be focused on dressing the turkey and concocting the perfect gravy to complement the mashed potatoes, one other topic that may be discussed is Black Friday shopping. The Better Business Bureau is reporting that holiday shopping in the United States is expected to be […]

Alert: Grant Scam Hitting Wisconsin


A federal grant scam hasbeen making its way through the South Central Wisconsin region. Victims have reported receiving phone calls saying that they have qualified for a federal grant and thousands of dollars will be coming their way. They were then instructed to wire a fee to the caller to receive the grant. This is exactly what […]