Medicare Fraud Schemes

Fraud Schemes

Below is a list of common areas Medicare fraud occurs.

If you or a loved one may have been a victim of any of these schemes, contact your SMP, the OIG Hotline, and/or local law enforcement.



Ambulance Fraud

Medicare covers ambulance services when they are medically necessary. To qualify for coverage, the ambulance and its crew must meet certain standards...



COVID-19 Fraud

Scams related to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, are rapidly increasing as the public health emergency develops. Scammers are targeting older adults...


Durable Medical Equipment Fraud

Durable medical equipment (DME) and orthotics companies offer a valuable service by providing wheelchairs, surgical supplies, catheters, and...