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Tackling Health Insurance Fraud

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It is impossible to accurately quantify the cost of health insurance fraud but, with real and sustained growth both of premiums and number of lives covered, the problem is set to escalate. This article explores what is being done to combat this phenomenon, and whether more actions are needed. Medical insurance is set to continue to grow and with it the opportunities for fraudulent activity. All the parties involved must work together in tackling this scourge.

Printed with permission from the Middle East Insurance Review.

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The Author

  • Colin Weston
    Vice President,
    Head of Global Health Claims
    Global Health
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This article explores how health insurers are combating growing fraud, and whether more actions are needed.

Are you interested in learning the latest fraud tactics and prevention methods? Save the date for the RGA Fraud Conference, taking place August 18-20, 2019, in St. Louis, Missouri.


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