COLUMBIA, S.C. — Medical scammers have always been an issue in the United States, especially for older Americans who are more vulnerable targets.
The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud says healthcare-related scams are by far the most common type of insurance fraud, with billions lost each year to a variety of false reimbursement and billing schemes. Thankfully, new scams are consistently being exposed.
The first step in protecting yourself and your family is to stay informed. UnitedHealthcare is committed to preventing fraud, waste and abuse in Medicare benefit programs. If you think you have been a victim of fraud or identity theft related to your health information or Medicare coverage, please call UnitedHealthcare customer service at 1-877-596-3258.