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Beware of Health Care Downsides During Open Enrollment

Open enrollment is the time of year when people can enroll in a health insurance plan for the following year. The time periods are different for different providers like Medicare.gov, Healthcare.gov, and individual employers – but the thing they all have in common is that scammers will try to confuse and mislead victims focused on selecting their plans.

How the scam worksBBB sees a compelling new phishing scam posing as an email from your employer. The message indicates that you must review and approve your benefits policy during open registration. All you have to do is download a form or click on a link to read the details. However, if you do, you may be prompted to share personal information or download malware to your computer. Business email compromise scams like this have become increasingly common and sophisticated.

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