“Feds Probing How Personal Medicare Info Gets to Marketers”

Feds Probing How Personal Medicare Info Gets to Marketers,” by The Associated Press, New York Times


“A government watchdog is launching a nationwide probe into how marketers may be getting seniors’ personal Medicare information aided by apparent misuse of a government system, officials said Friday. … The watchdog agency’s decision comes amid a wave of relentlessly efficient telemarketing scams targeting Medicare recipients and involving everything from back braces to DNA cheek swabs.”

LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform):

One more Medicare thing to worry about.