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Learn How To Spot And Report Medicare Fraud

Anyone on Medicare is at risk of Medicare-related fraud, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to warn people to watch out for scammers who steal Medicare Numbers and other personal information to exploit beneficiaries’ benefits. Since 1965, Medicare has provided health care coverage to millions of Americans. Almost 64 million people […]

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Government Grant Scam Costs Elderly Woman $3,200

Alice, 77, lives in rural New England. She received a Facebook Messenger text from a work colleague named Ron, who told her she could qualify for a large cash award from the government. She would get a text the next morning to determine eligibility.

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Fraud Watch: Avoiding COVID-19 Related Medicare Scams

Medicare fraud is not a new issue and long predates the pandemic, but during times of crisis, scammers often get more aggressive and creative with targeting older adults.

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Coronavirus Scams: Guard Against Fraud

Con artists are finding lots of marks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watchdog groups and authorities report a surge of complaints about scams targeting people who fear catching the virus or need money due to lost income.

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Don’t Be A Scam Artist’s Next Target

Believing that fraud can’t happen to us, because we’re too smart, logical or informed, may make us more vulnerable.

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Feds To Track How Private Medicare Info Gets To Marketers

Key personal details gleaned from the files of Medicare can then be cross-referenced with databases of individual phone numbers, allowing marketers to home in with their calls.

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