Health Care Fraud: An Overview..
February 2017 -
Health care fraud is a type of white-collar theft that involves the filing of dishonest health care claims in order to turn a profit. Practitioner schemes include: billing cash only for a covered or potentially non-covered service; writing treatment and testing orders on non-established patients; accepting or giving kickbacks for member referrals. Fraudulent health care schemes come in many forms. Here we talk about just how pervasive healthcare fraud is in the medical and dental fields.