Health Care Fraud: Identifying and Eliminating Internal Theft and Abuse

Denyer, Charles
June 2007
Benefits & Compensation Digest;Jun2007, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p1
The article discusses how to identify and eliminate internal theft and abuse in health care. According to the author, fraud can cause significant loss for a health care organization. By recognizing how would-be fraud perpetrators initiate and conduct fraudulent billing schemes, it is possible to identify, stop and prevent fraud. The significant attributes to consider when examining the internal accounting systems include the vendor address, post-office boxes and electronic mail accounts.


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