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The first step is to avoid sharing personal information with strangers
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many people are ready to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace, allowing them to choose health coverage that meets their needs and budget.
Unfortunately, there are scam artists ready to take advantage of you. They ask for personal information and other details to then take your money.
The Federal Trade Commission has already received reports about scams in which people call to offer discounted health plans and enrollment discounts.
Protect yourself against fraud
Follow these guidelines to protect yourself against fraud and scams:
To report a scam or report someone for fraud, you can file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission or call 1-877-382-4357.
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