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Articles, guides and FAQs on avoiding Medicare scams and protecting your online identity.

7 Tips for Protecting Your Identity Online

7 Tips for Protecting Your Identity Online

June 3, 2021

Although the internet makes our lives easier, it also exposes us to several risks. One major risk we can encounter is identity theft. Identity theft is when someone steals your personal information to commit fraud or other crimes. This can include usernames, passwords, banking information, your Social Security Number, and other information that can be…

10 Tips for protecting your Social Security Number

10 Tips for protecting your Social Security Number

May 10, 2021

One of the fastest-growing crimes today is identity theft. If someone has your Social Security Number (SSN), he or she can assume your identity and misuse your personal information. This can cause a lot of problems for you and your family.   Get Protected — Start 7-Day Trial   When to Provide Your SSN Your…

How to protect yourself from online fraud

How to protect yourself from online fraud

April 1, 2021

According to a recent Federal Trade Commission report, almost 20% of adults age 65 and older have been the victim of fraud. Not only are older adults being targeted, but they also lose more money to scammers on average than younger victims. Older adults are targeted Cybercriminals and other scammers are targeting older adults because…

Protect yourself against Medicare Scams & Fraud

December 16, 2019

Medicare fraud is a serious issue that affects people across the nation. Falling victim to fraud can be expensive and compromise your health care benefits down the road. Discover the common signs of a Medicare scam, ways to avoid them, and learn how to report a deceitful situation. What Medicare Representatives Can’t Do To stop…

The growth of Medicare fraud and abuse

The Growth of Medicare Fraud and Abuse

October 2, 2018

While the majority of American individuals and businesses are honest, Medicare fraud and abuse is on the rise. Learn more about this growing epidemic of health care system abuse and its affect on honest Medicare users. How Does Medicare Fraud and Abuse Occur? Medicare fraud involves a range of dishonest practices that include making or…