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Medicare fraud prevention: What’s on your statement?

Bridget Small
Some people with Medicare are getting unordered COVID tests in the mail — lots of tests — and Medicare is getting the bill. Others don’t get tests but find charges for tests on their Medicare
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Have you been getting scammy text messages?

Ari Lazarus
If you get tons of scam text messages, you’re not alone. Lots of people have been reporting to the FTC that they’re getting texts from scammers impersonating people and organizations you know and
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