Posts Tagged ‘ medicare fraud ’

Seniors: Medicare Fraud Alert

Mar 20th, 2020 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Amongst the daily alerts we receive about COVID-19 is an email that comes from for those seniors who have an online Medicare account, and is one that all seniors need to understand and heed.

It just arrived in my email inbox, and begins, “Scammers may use COVID-19 as an opportunity to steal your identity and commit Medicare fraud. (emphasis added) In some cases, they might tell you they’ll send you a Coronavirus test, masks, or other items in exchange for your Medicare number or personal information. Be wary of unsolicited requests for your Medicare number or other personal information.”


Jul 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Senior Finances

Senior Medicare Patrol Explained Many groups that support the needs of senior citizens express concern about waste and fraud in their support systems. Medicare and Social Security are just two of the ‘support system’ examples. There are many, including health care, and it is on the rise. The Senior Medicare Patrol is a group of […]


Dec 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Social Security & Medicare

Review Medicare Statements Carefully Every caregiver with responsibility for checking and paying bills for elderly loved ones has a responsibility to check for Medicare fraud. You might be thinking, “How in the world do I do that?”  This true story might help you determine what you can do. Eight months ago, when an elderly loved […]