Since the start of the pandemic, fraudsters have been flooding consumers with pitches of scams.
The California Senior Medicare Patrol is warning the community about potential COVID-19 vaccine scams and is providing tips to avoid coronavirus scams and fraudulent claims.
Do not give your Medicare number
to anyone offering a free,
unsolicited COVID test
Do not respond to offers of a “free”
or “special virus kit”
Do not fall for scammers posing as
contract tracers who ask for
your Medicare number,
Social Security Number or
Do not share your Medicare number
with callers offering free back
or knee braces
Do not sign up for hospice to
get free supplies or
help at home if you are
not terminally ill.
To report fraud, please call: 855-613-7080
To read the scam prevention flyer, click here.