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Protect Yourself From Medicare Fraud

Scammers may use COVID-19 as an opportunity to steal your identity and commit Medicare fraud. In some cases, they might tell you they’ll send you a Coronavirus test, masks, or other items in exchange for your Medicare number or personal information. Be wary of unsolicited requests for your Medicare number or other personal information.

It’s important to always guard your Medicare card like a credit card and check your Medicare claims summary forms for errors. Only give your Medicare number to participating Medicare pharmacists, primary and specialty care doctors or people you trust to work with Medicare on your behalf. Remember, Medicare will never call you to ask for or check your Medicare number.More Info

For more information on protecting yourself from fraud and reporting suspected fraud, visit Medicare.gov/fraud.

Protect yourself from Medicare fraud. Guard your Medicare card like it’s a credit card. Remember:
•Medicare will never contact you for your Medicare Number or other personal information unless you’ve given them permission in advance.

• Medicare will never call you to sell you anything.

•You may get calls from people promising you things if you give them a Medicare Number. Don’t do it. 

•Medicare will never visit you at your home.

•Medicare can’t enroll you over the phone unless you called first.
 

Learn more tips to help prevent Medicare fraud.

Remember: You can find more information about COVID-19 and your Medicare coverage on Medicare.gov.

Do’s

Don’ts

How to report Medicare fraud

You can report suspected Medicare fraud by:

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