Texas Senior Medicare Patrol Shines Light on Scam Prevention

COVID-19 scams:

– Robocalls offering new health care coverage for COVID-19

– Free masks for a Medicare number

– Offers for COVID-19 cures via email or social media

– Text messages for free COVID-19 test for a Medicare number

– Billing schemes adding extra charges for tests not performed


Stop COVID-19 Medicare fraud with these helpful tips:

– Don’t give out your Medicare number

– Don’t click on links from sources you don’t know

– Be cautious when purchasing medical supplies from unverified sources

– Ignore online offers and ads for vaccinations.

– Review your Medicare Summary Notices, contact the TXSMP (888)341-6187 with concerns.


Full article can be found here: https://www.chron.com/medicareguide/