Health Care Fraud Research Paper

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Health care fraud has been a growing matter for some time now. Health care fraud is a crime in which health care professionals willingly falsify financial transactions. In nursing homes, it is shown that “medicare payments to nursing homes have been at least 10 percent higher than the cost of care for 14 years in a row” (Pear, 2015). This shows evidence of nursing homes having more money then needed in order to care for patients. This 10% might not sound a lot but it significantly matters a lot. Health care fraud consists of many aspects. These aspects are part of health care ethics. Ethics is what is known as right and wrong. Health care fraud includes; change of dates, wrongful billing, changing medical records, alternating co payments

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