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Beware of Medicaid coverage scam, says WDH

 

March 30, 2023



If you receive a text message threatening that your Medicaid coverage will be cancelled unless you make a payment of $500, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) says you are likely the victim of a scam and should ignore the demand.

According to WDH, reports have been made of both fake text messages and bogus phone calls that target clients of the Wyoming Medicaid program.

The scam cropped up just as the WDH began sending renewal notices to clients – a usually annual event that was paused during the pandemic because the federal government put a stop on states reviewing eligibility in exch...



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