Scam Artists Hawk Fraudulent Medicare Kit

phone2.jpgTelemarketers in Houston are pushing “Medicare approved arthritis kits” that are really an assortment of DME and prosthetic devices billed to Medicare individually.
Barbara McGinity with the Better Business Bureau explains that the scam artists have taken something Medicare will pay for, individual items like a wrist band, like a knee brace, like a back brace, and have packaged them making it sound like it’s a new thing a Medicare approved arthritis kit.
Houston’s FOX 26 Investigates report that many of the Medicare patients contacted never got the kit even though their Medicare was billed hundreds of dollars.
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