Moms Everyday Minute: Beware of Health Insurance Scams

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Government officials in Washington, D.C. are concerned about health insurance scams popping up, preying on people who think they're signing up for the Health Care Marketplace, but may actually be falling for a scam.

Here is help to keep you and your family from being easy prey.

Insurance experts say that you should try to not be fooled. The federal government is not going to call you, selling insurance. You may be contacted by local providers, however. Check with your county health department to find out who is in your area.

If someone tells you that you will go to jail for missing the deadline, don't believe it.

Lastly, if someone tells you that it is a limited time offer, don't believe it. Rates will be stable throughout the enrollment period from October first through March 31st, 2014.