Beware COVID-19 Scams
The California Senior Medicare Patrol offers these tips regarding current COVID-19 scams.
You likely will not need to pay anything out of pocket to get the vaccine during this public health emergency.
You cannot pay to put your name on a list to get the vaccine.
You cannot pay to get early access to the vaccine.
No one from Medicare or the Health Department will contact you.
No one from a vaccine distribution site or health care payer, like a private insurance company, will call you asking for your Social Security number or your credit card or bank account information to sign you up to get the vaccine.
Check with your health care provider before paying for or receiving any COVID-19-related treatment.
Report fraud by calling 855-613-7080.
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