How do I protect myself from fraud and identity theft?
Call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) if you aren’t sure if a plan is approved by Medicare. Knowing how Medicare Advantage Plans
and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans
can market to you can help you protect yourself. Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, and people who work with Medicare aren’t
allowed to do the following:
If you think someone is misusing your personal information, call any of the following:
- 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.
- The Fraud Hotline of the HHS Office of the Inspector General at 1-800-447-8477. TTY users should call 1-800-377-4950.
- The Federal Trade Commission’s ID Theft Hotline at 1-877-438-4338 to make a report. (TTY users should call 1-866-653-4261.)
For more information about identity theft, visit www.ftc.gov/idtheft
on the web.