SCAM ALERT: Phony Health Care Policies Making Consumers Sick

The ink is barely dry on the new federal health insurance law and scammers are already using this new law to con consumers into buying phony health policies.

Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina (bbb.org) warns consumers scammers have been calling and going door to door, claiming that there is a limited enrollment period for the federal health insurance and urge consumers to buy quickly.

It will be four years before expanded coverage is available under the new law, and it’s very unlikely that it would be sold door-to-door at that time.

The BBB of Eastern North Carolina advised consumers to verify if that insurance agent is licensed to do business in North Carolina by calling the Insurance Consumer Helpline at 1-800-546-5664 or through the insurance department website: http://www.ncdoi.com/.


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  • by Anonymous on May 3, 2010 at 04:27 PM
    Yep either loose everything paying for obamacare or loose everything to the IRS if you don't pay or obamacare, either way you loose. And if you have or don't have obamacare, the care will be so bad you will loose your life, so things won't matter. Just another way for the government to take it all.
  • by Big Red Location: Greenville on May 3, 2010 at 02:44 PM
    When you hear about how they're going to use the IRS to enforce Obamacare, its not just sickening, its an "obamanation"!
  • by Anonymous on May 3, 2010 at 01:09 PM
    I agree the entire healthcare bill is a SCAM.
  • by Anonymous on May 3, 2010 at 10:53 AM
    This SCAM is often referred to as Obamacare.
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