Medicare Card Scam
Temporary Medicare Card Scam
Although you may not be enrolled in Medicare, you may have family members, neighbors or employees who are, and this is important information that should be shared with them.
Medicare is administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Due to concerns about ID theft, CMS is mailing to all Medicare recipients a new Medicare ID card. This has been a year-long project to hopefully deter ID theft of Social Security numbers (SSNs). Despite the headlines of major companies who have had data breaches, many of the ID thefts have originated in the medical industry (e.g., doctors’ offices, hospitals). To help combat ID theft, an important step [Read more…] about Medicare Card Scam