BBB: Beware of Medicare, ACA scams during special enrollment period

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(WKRG) — The Better Business Bureau is warning Americans about scams to trick people out of money and personal information during the special enrollment period healthcare coverage.

To give people a chance to sign up for health care coverage, the U.S. federal government has opened Medicare.gov from Oct.15, 2021, to Dec. 7, 2021. Healthcare.gov is open from Nov. 1, 2021, to Jan. 15, 2021. Unfortunately, scammers often see open enrollments as a chance to trick people out of money and personal information.

How the Scam Works:  

Anytime the government has an open enrollment, people understandably have questions and concerns. Scammers take advantage of this opportunity to confuse and mislead victims. 

BBB.org/ScamTracker gets many reports about scammers claiming to be a government representative who can help you navigate your Medicare or Affordable Care Act options. Scammers claim to be…

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