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By MA Consumer Affairs If you’re enrolled in Medicare, you’ll be getting a new Medicare card in the next year or two with one big difference: the new card won’t have your Social Security number on it. Instead of the Social Security number, the new Medicare cards will have a randomly-assigned…(Read More)

Thank you for your interest in submitting a proposal to present at the 2019 Fall Conference taking place October 2-4, 2019 in Danvers, MA.   Where Will the 2019 Fall Conference Take Place? The Fall Conference will be at the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore in Danvers, MA.   Why Present? Presenting at…(Read More)

How do I submit a proposal? Proposals are submitted online at https://mcoaonline.com/submit-a-workshop-proposal/. When can I submit a proposal? The call for presentations process is currently open.  The deadline to submit a proposal is May 18.  Please know that we do accept proposals up to the date of the conference…(Read More)

by: The My Medicare Matters Team Beginning April 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will be sending new Medicare cards to beneficiaries. The new cards are being sent to decrease Medicare beneficiaries’ vulnerability to identity theft by removing the Social Security-based number from their Medicare identification cards and replacing it with a…(Read More)

Jury Duty Scam

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By MA Consumer Affairs Recently, consumers in Western MA have been targeted by phony telephone calls and emails about serving jury duty. These scams are so popular and widespread that the United States Courts issued a public alert to warn civilians.  And, just a few years ago, the Massachusetts Court System posted a warning alerting…(Read More)

by Betsey Crimmins, Greater Boston Legal Services ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE:  AN EPIDEMIC Elder financial abuse has become the “crime of the 21st century” as the growing elder population is targeted by scammers, con artists, and, regrettably, their own relatives and caregivers. Often cases of financial abuse go unreported because of the fear, shame, or embarrassment…(Read More)

by Betsey Crimmins, Greater Boston Legal Services ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE:  AN EPIDEMIC Elder financial abuse has become the “crime of the 21st century” as the growing elder population is targeted by scammers, con artists, and, regrettably, their own relatives and caregivers. Often cases of financial abuse go unreported because of the fear, shame, or embarrassment…(Read More)

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