Stephanie Bias takes medical fraud personally.
It's not just that Bias, 55, works as the coordinator for North Carolina's Senior Medicare Patrol, which is housed within the state's Department of Insurance. She experienced a scam.
In early 2007, shortly after her mother's death the previous year, Bias, of Raleigh, was at her mom's house in North Carolina when the phone rang. Thinking she was talking to Bias' 77-year-old mother, the caller asked for her Social Security number and Medicare and secondary insurance information. The caller promised "our doctor" would certify her for an electric wheelchair.