What You Need to Know
- Medicare program managers are not keen on calling the enrollees.
- Some scammers say they're protecting people from suspicious activity.
- Some of the scams involve COVID-19.
Iowa officials want financial professionals to help them keep an eye out for Medicare fraud.
The state’s insurance division has put out a description of four common types of Medicare scams.
The scammers involved perpetrate the scams by calling the victims on the telephone or sending email, even though Medicare employees rarely make unsolicited calls to enrollees or send enrollees unsolicited email.