Protect Yourself from Medicare Fraud


The COVID-19 pandemic gave fraudsters an opportunity to repurpose and modify schemes. Medicare has seen bad actors take advantage of the wider demand for telehealth, COVID-19 testing, and vaccines as avenues for identity theft and fraudulent billing. In the wrong hands, your Medicare number could be used to steal your identity or submit fraudulent medical bills. Read about five tips to help you avoid, detect, and report Medicare fraud, including using the SMP’s My Health Care Tracker, in this story from the Associated Press and NerdWallet.



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