Free Conferences Help Seniors Fight Fraud

Ponca City Now - May 24, 2016 2:42 pm

Oklahoma seniors can learn how to fight fraud at 10 free conferences hosted by the Oklahoma Insurance Department. The seminars are scheduled in cities and towns all over the state from May to July.

“Our seniors should be protected from scammers,” Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak said. “These Senior Fraud Conferences will arm them with the information and skills they need to recognize fraud and act accordingly.”

Conference topics include Medicare fraud, insurance and funeral trust fraud, investment fraud, banking fraud and current senior scams. Each seminar is free for seniors and includes breakfast. Insurance professionals can attend a conference for four hours of Continuing Education credit. The cost for CE credit is $30.

The conferences are partially funded by the Administration on Community Living’s Senior Medicare Patrol grant.


To attend, please RSVP by registering online at map.oid.ok.gov or call 800-763-2828.

2016 Senior Fraud Conference Schedule

Registration – 7:30 a.m.

Breakfast – 8 a.m.

Conference – 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

May 26 – Ponca City

Carolyn Renfro Event Center

445 Fairview Ave.

Ponca City, OK 74601

June 8 – Glenpool

Glenpool Conference Center

12205 S. Yukon Ave.

Glenpool, OK 74033

June 14 – Clinton

Frisco Event Center

101 S. 4th St.

Clinton, OK 73601

June 22 – Oklahoma City

Embassy Suites Oklahoma City Downtown/Medical Center

741 N. Phillips Ave.

Oklahoma City, OK 73104

June 28 – Muskogee

Muskogee Civic Center

425 Boston St.

Muskogee, OK 74401

July 7 – Sulphur

Artesian Hotel and Spa

1001 W. 1st St.

Sulphur, OK 73086

July 12 – Tulsa

OU-Tulsa Schusterman Learning Center

4502 E. 41st St.

Tulsa, OK 74135

July 13 – Miami

Coleman Conference Center and Ballroom

103 N. Main St.

Miami, OK 74354

July 19 – Woodward

Woodward Conference Center

3401 Centennial Dr.

Woodward, OK 73801

July 27 – Norman

Embassy Suites Norman

2501 Conference Dr.

Norman, OK 73069

 

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