|Ohio: warns of scams with health care overhaul|
|Written by Associated Press|
|Sunday, 06 October 2013 07:55|
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are warning consumers to avoid scams related to the nation's new health care law.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says scammers often pretend to be associated with the government to make their ploys seem real. He says Ohioans should guard personal information and never pay upfront fees. DeWine also cautions them to get information from reliable sources and watch out for phony websites.
Open enrollment for the federally-run health insurance exchange in Ohio runs through next March. Coverage begins in January for those who select a plan by Dec. 15.
DeWine says reports of scams related to the Affordable Care Act initially surfaced in Ohio over the summer.
He urges consumers to report scams or suspicious activity to his office and the Ohio Department of Insurance.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Front Page Stories
|Perrysburg Twp. man gets 22 years for rape, assault
07/25/2014 | PETER KUEBECK, Sentinel Staff Writer
A Perrysburg Township man was sentenced to more than 22 years in prison Thursday afternoon after bei [ ... ]
|Otsego approves contract with staff|
07/25/2014 | Sentinel-Tribune
TONTOGANY - The Otsego school district has inked a new three-year contract with [ ... ]