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How to spot fraud

When you get health care services, record the dates on a calendar and save the receipts and statements you get from providers to check for mistakes. Compare this information with the claims Medicare processed to make sure you or Medicare weren't billed for services or items you didn't get.

Watch a video on how to spot and report fraud (video).

3 easy things you can do to fight fraud

  1. Review your Medicare claims to make sure they're accurate. Check them early—the sooner you see and report errors, the sooner we can stop fraud. To view your claims, login to MyMedicare.gov, or call 1-800-MEDICARE.
  2. Learn how to protect your personal information.
  3. Be on the lookout for suspicious activity.