May 2020 Fraud Prevention Fact
The Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) reminds you to watch out for scams related to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Scammers are targeting older adults. Fraudsters are attempting to bill Medicare for sham tests or treatments related to the coronavirus. They also are targeting individuals to illegally obtain money or Medicare numbers. Here’s how to protect yourself:
As always, report suspected Medicare fraud to the Missouri SMP at 1-888-515-6565.