Editor's Note: This is the second post in a series for International Fraud Awareness Week, November 17-23. Fraud is one of the most serious issues clients deal with today. We hope that through this series, Financial Advisors gain a deeper awareness of the types of fraud their clients face and an understanding of how to help spot it before any damage is done.
- More than 10,000 Americans reach 65 years of age per day. Medicare is becoming the single most important healthcare security for senior citizens.
- A few common types of Medicare Fraud are eating away money from your clients and taxpayers: Upcoding and Unbundling, Phantom Billing, Kickbacks, and Waiving Unqualified Medicare co-pays and deductibles
- Equipping clients with knowledge of these frauds and the laws to protect them could save countless hours and dollars.