When Medicare fraud became a frequent feature in the news, particularly following some important revelations in 2015 by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), many Americans assumed that it was a patient problem. It is difficult to believe that the healthcare system, as it operates today in the USA, can allow for a level of corruption where healthcare providers… Read More »
A lot of people have heard about health-care fraud, but don’t think of it as damaging enough to worry about it. However, health-care fraud is widespread and proving to be very costly to the health-care system. For example, financial losses from healthcare fraud are amount to tens of billions of dollars annually.
No one likes to be ripped off. Whether you got less than you thought you purchased, or poorer quality, or found out that the seller was in a scheme and you were the pawn, these things make people angry, and rightfully so. This is fraud. About 150 years ago, in March of 1863, President Abraham Lincoln was hacked… Read More »