COVID-19 Scams and Healthcare Fraud

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September 23, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 

Via Zoom

Scammers are expert at shifting tactics and changing their message to catch consumers off guard. They are using phone, text, mail, email and fraudulent websites to tout everything from fake COVID-19 test kits to miracle cures. Their schemes also take advantage of the fact that medical supplies and equipment for combatting the virus are difficult to obtain.

 
On September 23, 2020, 11 a.m. Pacific, California Health Advocates Senior Medicare Patrol and the California Caregiver Resource Centers will host an informative "COVID-19 Scams and Healthcare Fraud" webinar to help family caregivers address fraud that seeks to exploit seniors and persons with dsiabilities. The webinar will be led by Micki Nozaki, director of the California Senior Medicare Patrol project. 
 
This webinar will cover:

Scams that are flourishing during the COVID-19 pandemic
Healthcare scams and fraud
Consumer warnings and safety tips
How to detect and report scams and fraud

This free webinar is sponsored by California Senior Medicare Patrol & California Caregiver Resource Centers.

About the presenter

Micki Nozaki, Presenter
Micki Nozaki is the Director of the California Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP). Micki had previously served as a Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP) counselor, offering in-person Medicare counseling at Micki Nozaki is the Director of the California Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP).  Micki had previously served as a Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP) counselor, offering in-person Medicare counseling at several sites throughout Orange County. 

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