Geisinger warns of phone spoofing scams, launches digital info hub
Becker's Hospital Review
Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger launched a digital information hub to combat telephone scams and make it easier for patients and health plan members to protect personal information.
1. The webpage, at geisinger.org/security, provides security alerts on phone-spoofing scams that use fake caller ID information to disguise caller identities. The page includes information on how to protect against scam calls.
2. Geisinger said it's received reports of callers claiming to be Geisinger representatives who pretended to try to schedule appointments but who were really aiming to gain personal information to use for fraud or identity theft.
3. The 13-hospital health system reminded...