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Back Brace Scam

Published: February 08, 2018

A local hospital has reported that several of its patients have received calls advising them that a back brace that has been ordered for them and asking for the patient for their Medicare information for payment when no such device was ordered for the patient.

Medicare or other insurance information should be treated as confidential personal information and should not be provided to anyone except through your medical provider or other provider that your doctor has specifically referred you to.