Beneficiaries Receive Unrequested At-home COVID-19 Tests


Medicare coverage for at-home COVID-19 tests ended last week. Medicare advocates around the country who track fraud noticed an 11th-hour rise in complaints from beneficiaries who received tests – sometimes by the dozen – that they never requested. It’s a signal that someone may have been using, and could continue to use, seniors’ Medicare information to improperly bill the federal government. Several members of the Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) describe their experiences working with beneficiaries. Read a story from KFF Health News.



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