Avoid Medicare Sales Scams

By: 13 news
By: 13 news

If you plan on enrolling for Medicare, you might want to take into consideration some helpful tips. USnews.com released a new report Tuesday with including nine ways you can make sure you're not being scammed by bogus sales pitches.

Anyone representing themselves as selling a Medicare policy must follow these rules: they must be licensed by the state, may not make unsolicited contacts with prospective beneficiaries, they must have an appointment in advance before coming to your home, may not offer you free meals at promotional or sales events, must arrange with you in advance the type of products that will be discussed during a scheduled sales appointment, may not try to sell you products that are not related to healthcare, may not use certain healthcare settings, may not use an educational event to attempt to sell you a plan, and may not offer you gifts.


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