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Beware of durable medical equipment scams


March 21, 2019

From Montana Senior Medicare Patrol

The Social Security Act prohibits suppliers of durable medical equipment from making unsolicited telephone calls to people on Medicare, yet Montana Senior Medicare Patrol has received multiple reports across Montana of scam calls making the rounds.

Not only have folks been receiving calls selling durable medical equipment, or DME, but several people have received unordered supplies including back braces. One case alone involves receiving twenty different items from five different companies.

People on Medicare should be aware that DME sent by a supplie...

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