SMP Scam Watch: Cardiac Genetic Testing Scams on the Rise

Have you been offered “free” cardiac genetic testing? If so, say no. It’s a scam! These scammers are trying to get your Medicare number to bill Medicare for services you may never receive or commit medical identity theft.

Don’t fall for it.


  • Only give your Medicare number to providers you know and trust
  • Do not accept a genetic test kit from cold call or robo-call

If you come across such a scam, report it to 1-855-613-7080.

California Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) is here to help!

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