Scammers Are Trying to Get Medicare Numbers, HHS Warns

Updated: Mar 31, 2020

While the nation’s health care professionals and civil servants combat the coronavirus outbreak, criminals are trying to swindle and bilk the public any way they can, according to a warning from the agency leading the government’s COVID-19 response efforts.

“It is critical that all consumers are protected from companies attempting to profit off of a public health crisis,” Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney said. “I applaud the Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee for continuing to keep a close watch for all consumers.”

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