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The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Join them for a virtual webinar, Countdown the Top 10 Scams of 2020, on September 25, 2020, at 10 a.m. CST. Join the zoom meeting online using the following link, meeting ID and passcode:https://zoom.us/j/92901529540?pwd=dkZ6V3VXSjFSUVYwN0NXMy9s­WnYwQT09 Meeting ID: 929 0152 9540 Passcode: 411613You can also join by dialing in at +1 346 248 7799

The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Each week they share a “scam of the week” video on YouTube. This week's focus is on the Ever Evolving Grandparent Scam, which now includes technology to make a scammer sound like your grandchild. Follow these tips and share to keep your grandparents safe!To report scams, contact the Federal Trade

The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Each week they share a “scam of the week” video on YouTube. This week's episode is Don't Let Disaster Strike Twice! Disaster Scams.Help us stop these scams – please send out to your community! View the past scam videos:Debit Card Dangers - https://youtu.be/OpJJNiDofwgBURN Notice (Pandemic Scams) - https://youtu.be/ni-1hHw0DQ8Home Sweet Home

The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Each week they share a “scam of the week” video on YouTube. This week's episode is BYOB: Be Your Own Boss - Work at Home Scams.Help us stop these scams – please send out to your community! View the past scam videos:Stay safe from robocalls - https://youtu.be/Z4smoNfzVn4Tips to avoid Mother's

The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Each week they share a “scam of the week” video on YouTube. This week's episode is on phishing email scams.Help us stop these scams – please send out to your community! View the past scam videos:Stay safe from robocalls - https://youtu.be/Z4smoNfzVn4Tips to avoid Mother's Day scams - https://youtu.be/Zv1Onp7hhN8.

Mobile Test Collection for the Coronavirus is coming to Rogers and Troy on May 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Conducted by the Texas Department of State Health Services and other Texas agencies, the tests will be held at the fire departments and will be by appointment only. If you are experiencing the following symptoms, call 512-883-2400 or visit txcovidtest.org to register.You will be screened to see if you

The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Starting this week, they will have a “scam of the week” on YouTube. These videos will be under 10 minutes apiece.This week’s “Scam of the Week” is Mother’s Day Scams. Click on the image below or the link to learn more on this scam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv1Onp7hhN8Check out the other videos: Scams of

This publication created and produced by Texas Legal Services Center with financial assistance in whole or in part through a grant from the Administration for Community Living. Medicare Covers COVID-19 Testing Medicare Part B covers diagnostic testing, including testing for COVID-19 (commonly known as the “coronavirus”). Tests ordered by your doctor or other healthcare provider and done on or after February 4, 2020, will be covered by Medicare. However, your provider may

Posted on March 27, 2020 by Gail S. Ennis, Inspector General for Social SecurityToday, I am warning the public about fraudulent letters threatening suspension of Social Security benefits due to COVID-19 or coronavirus-related office closures. Social Security will not suspend or discontinue benefits because their offices are closed.The Social Security Office of the Inspector General has received reports that Social Security beneficiaries have received letters through the U.S. Mail stating their payments will