Medicare Fraud Alert Genetic Testing Scam
June 6, 2019
CHEYENNE: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is alerting the public about a fraud scheme involving genetic testing.
Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries cheek swabs for genetic testing to obtain their Medicare information for identity theft or fraudulent billing purposes. Fraudsters are targeting beneficiaries through telemarketing calls, booths at public events, health fairs, in presentations at centers, and door-to-door visits. There have been both telemarketing calls and attempts to present information at senior centers in Wyoming in 201...