Do you know anyone who had fallen prey to Healthcare fraud?
Healthcare fraud pre-dates COVID-19, however, the global pandemic has highlighted the importance of identifying and reporting healthcare fraud. The life-and-death consequences of healthcare fraud can manifest in a lack of funds to buy respirators, unnecessary medical procedures being performed, or ineffective drugs being prescribed. In this Online CPE Webinar, attendees will understand the latest trends in healthcare fraud that are prevalent and gaining the attention of law enforcement and the Department of Justice.
How does healthcare fraud work?
Corporate fraud by healthcare providers accounts for the lion’s share of the fraud. Providers were complicit in 62% of cases, and beneficiaries were complicit in 14% of cases. Many fraud schemes mimic legitimate transactions with complicit doctors and other medical professionals. Additionally, the sheer volume of healthcare claims makes fraud detection a challenge.
While the challenges of detecting healthcare fraud are numerous, understanding common healthcare fraud schemes is the first step.
In this Online CPE COVID-19 pandemic fraud prevention webinar Denise Cicchella will also discuss what should be done to prevent or control fraud. We will also look at some frauds that take advantage of the pandemic but are not just hitting healthcare practitioners.
This Online CPE Auditing Webinar covers the following major topics: