(HawaiiNewsNow) - Medicare and Medicaid pay out hundreds of billions of dollars each year to more than 1.5 million doctor, hospitals and medical suppliers. Medicare's open enrollment period is October 15th to December 7th. It's during this time each year that seniors are bombarded by ads, offers, and invitations. Fraud perpetrators are known to use the open enrollment period to try to take advantage of seniors.
In Healthcare Plain & Simple, we learn some of the ways that seniors can protect themselves.
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