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Articles for November 2015
How seniors can avoid healthcare fraud
Senior citizens are often targeted by con artists, and a high percentage of the crime is either healthcare or health insurance fraud.
Seniors are particularly targeted because many have accumulated a nest egg, typically have excellent credit and have good private health insurance or Medicare.
Medicare fraud, particularly in the form of unneeded medical equipment, is becoming increasingly common. Some manufacturers offer free medical products in exchange for Medicare cards and then forge a doctor’s signature or bribe unethical physicians to sign off on the equipment.