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...
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...
2021 Virtual Fraud Forum

Recognize Home Health Care Fraud

March 16, 2021 Home health care fraud can take many forms. You might be enrolled in home health services by a doctor you do not know, offered things like “free” groceries from a home health agency in exchange for your Medicare number, or switched to a different home...
2021 Virtual Fraud Forum

It’s Not the Government Calling

March 3, 2020 Medicare, the IRS and social Security won’t randomly call you.  Medicare would only call to follow up on a call initiated by you.  The IRS and Social Security will contact you initially by a letter sent in the mail.  If any of these agencies call...