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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Guard Your Card To Stop Medicare Fraud

The Department of Health and Human Services says that "your Medicare card is as valuable to thieves as your credit cards."

In order to help reduce Medicare Fraud, it offers these tips:
  1. Guard your Medicare number
  2. Be suspicious of anyone who offers free medical equipment or services and then requests your Medicare number
  3. Don't let anyone borrow or pay to use your Medicare card or your identity
  4. Review your Medicare Summary Notice to be sure you and Medicare are only being charged for actual services
For more information, visit

Russell C. Golowin assists seniors in the Columbus, Ohio area with Medicaid planning, estate planning, and other related issues such as Medicare. Visit his website for more information on Medicaid planning in Franklin County, Ohio.