Super Heroes Swindled Out of $Millions for Medical Expenses

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the New York Attorney General filed a lawsuit against RD Legal Funding for allegedly scamming 9/11 heroes out of money intended to cover medical costs, lost income, and other critical needs.  RD Legal also allegedly conned National Football League (NFL) concussion victims. The CFPB and New York Attorney…

8 Actions Needed to Protect Your Identity from Data Thieves

An estimated 19 million U.S. residents experienced the misuse of their personal information in 2016, and rising every year. Fraudsters can use your personal information to conduct a variety of illegitimate transactions, such as opening bogus accounts, filing tax returns and getting access to medical care.  The American Bankers Association is offering eight tips to…

Some Health Providers Ignore the Rules for Ignorant QMB Enrollees

If you’re among the 7 million Americans enrolled in the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) Program , doctors, suppliers, and other providers aren’t allowed to bill you for Medicare costs when you receive covered medical services, equipment, and supplies. Your Medicare premiums, as well as costs like deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments, are all covered by Medicaid.…