Role Of Fraud In Health Care

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Health care is an area that is very heavily abused in the Unites States. A huge amount of money and resources are put into providing excellent health care in this country. But the percentage of fraud in health care is equally huge. A large number of insurance claims are designed to abuse the health care system. Although they are not significant in number, these fraudulent insurance claims can cause a sizeable dent in the economy. The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) estimates that 3 to 10 percent of the annual expenditure in health care is due to fraud and abuse of insurance claims.
Fraud in healthcare can be carried out in various ways:
• Distortion of services rendered for treatment with incorrect Current Procedural Terminology
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