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Scammers may seize your identity and commit Medicare fraud within the next Medicare Open Enrollment Period, which is rapidly approaching. Fortunately, healthcare cards are safer than SSNs and have been replaced with more secure ID numbers.
Be on the watch for fraud during the major crisis of coronavirus virus 2019 (or COVID-19). Identity thieves like to prey on people when they are distracted. That's why it's so important to know how to keep your Healthcare card and number safe.
What steps can you take to safeguard yourself and avoid Medicare fraud?
To avoid Medicare fraud, your health card or number should only be given to your physician or people you know who will have to know. Additionally, you can do the things below:
Once someone takes or abuses your details (such as your name, SSN, or Healthcare number) to file false statements to Medicare and other healthcare companies without your knowledge, this is known as medical identity theft.
Identity theft is considered when someone uses your personal information without your permission. Keep your Healthcare card safe to protect yourself! Insurance fraud raises healthcare costs for everyone, including you, the taxpayer.
At Insurance Plans of America, we do our best to ensure that our clients are well-protected with affordable and comprehensive policies. We make sure to go the extra mile to help you with your needs. To learn more about how we can help you, please contact our agency at (877) 752-6711 or Click Here to request a free quote. The coverage discussed is not guaranteed. Please contact our agents to make sure you have adequate coverage and your needs are being met. We are happy to help!