SCAM ALERT Tips On Medicare Fraud


 
HOW TO REPORT FRAUD
From HCFA’s Medicare Fraud & Abuse Website


If you believe Medicare is being ripped-off, call or write the Medicare company that paid the claim. The name, address, and telephone number are on the Medicare explanation of benefits which shows what Medicare paid.

Before contacting the Medicare claims processing company, carefully review the facts as you know them and as shown on explanation of benefits. Write down:

If you plan to write rather than call, clearly state at the beginning of your letter that you are filing a fraud complaint. This will help to ensure that your complaint is forwarded to the fraud unit.
 

Fraud Tips - Be suspicious of the provider that tells you:

BE SUSPICIOUS OF PROVIDERS THAT:


BE SUSPICIOUS OF:

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