Medicare and Covid 19 fraud

Medicare and Covid 19 fraud

Friday, June 19, 2020

Help prevent scammers from using the coronavirus national emergency to commit fraud by following the do’s and don’ts on this page.


*  Protect your Medicare Number and your Social Security Number.

*  Use a calendar to record all of your doctor's appointments and any tests you get.

*  Learn more about Medicare and recent scams.

*  Know what a Medicare plan can and can't do before you join. 



*  Give your Medicare card, Medicare Number, Social Security card, or Social Security Number to anyone except your doctor or people you know should have it.

*  Accept offers of money or gifts for free medical care.

*  Allow anyone, except your doctor or other Medicare providers, to review your medical records or recommend services.

*  Contact your doctor to request a service that you don't need.


There's a census in 2020. Census takers may ask about your home life or relatives, but will never ask your for your Social Security Number, Medicare Number, or any health insurance information.



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