At Corliss Law Group, P.C., we are committed to helping our clients plan for the future and protect their hard-earned money and assets. Lately, we have been receiving more questions regarding Medicare fraud from people who keep getting contacted by supposed Medicare representatives. Keep reading to learn what you need to know to protect yourself from Medicare fraud.
Is Medicare Supposed to Contact Me?
First of all, Medicare will NEVER call you and ask for your personal information (including your Medicare number) over the phone. The only time Medicare is supposed to contact you is if you have first given them permission to do so.
What Should I Do If Someone Claiming to Be with Medicare Calls?
If you receive an unexpected phone call from someone claiming to represent Medicare, do not give that person any information. Medicare will not try to sell you items or give you items in exchange for your Medicare number. A recent scam involves offering free masks or COVID-19 testing kits and “cures” in exchange for one’s Medicare Number.
If you suspect fraudulent or suspicious activities regarding Medicare, you can report it by calling 1-800-MEDICARE.
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Our seasoned and compassionate lawyers at Corliss Law Group, P.C. are here to help with all of your estate planning needs, including Medicare and Medicaid planning. When you choose our law firm to represent you, we make it our priority to explain your options in clear and simple terms so you have all of the information you need to make informed decisions to protect your future.