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If you suspect that you or someone you know is the victim of health fraud or scams, you can report your concerns to any of the following officials:

Medicare: 800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227) or www.medicare.gov

Your insurance company’s fraud division: Call the customer service or member service phone number on your insurance card or statement.

Your Medicare Part D plan administrator: Call the customer service or member service phone number on your insurance card or statement.

Your state attorney general's office: To find yours, visit the Attorneys General page at the National Association of Attorneys General website www.naag.org.

Your state's insurance department: To find yours, visit the website of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners at www.naic.org.

Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP): 877-808-2468 at www.smpresource.org.

Federal Trade Commission Identity Theft Hotline: 877-438-4338 (877-ID-THEFT), TTY: 1-866-653-4261, www.FTC.gov/idtheft

In addition to AARP.org/fightfraud, information is also available at:

State Health Insurance Counseling and Assistance Programs (SHIP): www.shiptalk.org

Medicare: www.medicare.gov

Medicare Fraud: www.stopmedicarefraud.gov

Coalition Against Insurance Fraud: www.insurancefraud.org

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