The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

SCAM ALERT: Medicare is NOT Calling to Update Information

 

February 17, 2021



The Missoula Aging Services group has received reports of scammers pretending to be Medicare calling to update information over the phone. The callers ask if a person has received their new Medicare card and then ask for the number and the dates of enrollment from the card. They may reference real details about the cards. For instance, one person was asked if their card was “blue on the top, white in the middle, and red on the bottom.”

If you are on Medicare, be aware: Medicare does not call people to update or upgrade their Medicare information. If someone calls you to tell you that,...



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