Protect Yourself Against Phone Scams- Dean - WI

Skip to Content

Learn about the Dean difference

Published on March 14, 2017

Protect Yourself Against Phone Scams

Every year, thousands of people lose money to telephone scams — from a few dollars to their life savings. Scammers will say anything to cheat you out of money. Some seem very friendly — calling you by your first name, making small talk and asking about your family. They may even claim to work for a company you trust.

If you get a call from someone trying to collect a payment for Dean Health Plan or obtain your personal information (date of birth, social security number, full name or mailing address) and you’re unsure if the call is legitimate, please report it to Dean’s Special Investigations Unit at 877-249-2176 or SIU.DHP@deancare.com. A Dean Health Plan representative will help determine if the call is legitimate or a scam.

Scammers use high-pressure techniques to persuade you to give away your credit card and personal information. Remember to stop, think and question before releasing any type of personal information to an unknown or unexpected caller.

Tip: Join the National Do Not Call List
Register your home and mobile phone numbers with the National Do Not Call Registry. This won’t stop all unsolicited calls, but it will stop most. If your number is on the registry and you still get calls, hang up and report the caller at www.donotcall.gov.

 

Dean Medical Group News

Recent videos and news articles about Dean Medical Group, as covered by the news media.

Olive oil may be good for the brainWisconsin State Journal, August 18, 2017

Study: Antidepressants, genetic risk factors play role in autismWISC-TV, August 17, 2017

Doctor describes how to protect your eyes during the big eclipseWISC-TV, August 11, 2017

Key to reading e-books to children is interactingWisconsin State Journal, August 11, 2017

Talking about suicide: It's time to step outside your comfort zonechannel3000.com, August 10, 2017

Big changes looming - in rare sync - for area south of downtownWisconsin State Journal, August 6, 2017

How physicians can save 56 hours per yearWisconsin Medical Society Journal, August 5, 2017

Turn off social media for a bit and have some chocolate, Wisconsin State Journal, August 4, 2017

What's Going Around: Viral colds and swimmer's ear, WKOW, August 3, 2017

Weekend Wellness: Orthopedics, 1310 WIBA, July 29, 2017

Yoga may work as well as physical therapy for back pain, Wisconsin State Journal, July 28, 2017

The top ten surprises about med school, as told by a doctor, Signature, July 25, 2017

Weekend Wellness: Skin cancer, 1310 WIBA, July 22, 2017

More Coverage of Dean in the News

  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Connect with us on Instagram

© 2017 SSM Health Dean Medical Group / Dean Health Plan, Inc. | All rights reserved.

A Member of SSM Health

SSM Health and the infinity symbol are trademarks of SSM Health and its affiliates.