TULSA - The Health Insurance Marketplace officially opens October 1 and with it comes the possibility of fraudulent offers.
The Federal Trade Commission wants people to report any questionable calls, letters or email offers they receive.
Click http://1.usa.gov/1bM5s19 to access the complaint form.
Governor Mary Fallin's office is asking that Oklahoma residents who believe they may be a victim of fraud or abuse to immediately file a complaint with the Attorney General's office at 1-405-521-2029 or 1-918-581-2885, email firstname.lastname@example.org or complete a complaint form here http://bit.ly/okcomplaintform .
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You do not have to pay to sign up for the health insurance program or to buy a medical discount card.
You can find real, free help on www.healthcare.gov .
In addition, all of the members of the Tulsa Association of Health Underwriters , TAHU, are certified to help people navigate the Health "exchange" and their help is free.
The Consumer Federation of America also warns of identity theft and phishing schemes.
The government is not going to call you out of the blue to set up your insurance plan so do not share any of your personal information.
Click http://bit.ly/1dO1J1i for more information from CFA including the fact most people do not need to do anything in the new Health Insurance Marketplace.
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