Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Senior citizens are being warned about a company the state said is circulating a flier containing misleading information about Medicaid.

The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services reports the company, Senior Help Line, is marketing to residents of low income housing with a circular that implies the individual can get $100 back a month from Medicaid.

However, according to the department, when beneficiaries call the number on the flier, an insurance agent calls them back and tries to enroll them in an HMO insurance plan.

The department notes that an investigation by the New Jersey Attorney General’s office has revealed Senior Help Line is not a registered company with the state.

Any beneficiaries enrolled in this plan as a result of Senior Help Line should call Mary McGeary of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services at 609-943-3491.