Hospice Fraud

Hospice Fraud

April 23, 2021 Hospice is an important benefit for the Medicare population. Hospice fraud threatens this benefit for all beneficiaries. Scammers are getting beneficiaries to agree to hospice care even though they do not qualify for the benefit. Hospice fraud occurs...
Find & Compare Medicare Providers Near You

Find & Compare Medicare Providers Near You

April 22, 2021 Whether you’re looking for a new doctor or information on your current clinician, it’s easy to compare doctors and clinicians to get the information that’s important to you. At Medicare.gov, you can: Identify doctors and clinicians who...
Fraudulent Compound Drug Scheme

Fraudulent Compound Drug Scheme

April 21, 2021 A Tuscaloosa pharmaceutical sales representative was sentenced after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud in a scheme designed to fraudulently bill health insurance plans, According to his plea agreement, Taft, along with Reeves, owner of...
Scammers target loved ones of COVID-19 victims

Scammers target loved ones of COVID-19 victims

April 21, 2021 Government imposters may have hit a new low with a scheme that targets the grieving survivors of people who died of COVID-19 by offering them help paying for their loved one’s funeral expenses. A real government relief program will pay up to $9,000 for...
2021 Virtual Fraud Forum

2021 Virtual Fraud Forum

April 13, 2021 2021 Virtual  Consumer Protection/Fraud Forum will air on Thursday, April 15 at 2pm and again at 2pm on Thursday, May 6 on WMKV 89.3 FM, WLHS 89.9 FM and on www. wmkvfm.org. Don’t get caught off guard by scams!   2020 was a year filled with...