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Insurance 101 – Chapter 16 Volume 95 – FRAUD CHECKLIST

FRAUD CHECKLIST Response to fraud checklist. The following video was adapted from my book, “Insurance Claims A Comprehensive Guide” Published by the National Underwriter Company and is available at the Zalma Insurance Claims Library Legal Disclaimer The author and publisher … Continue reading

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Insurance 101 – Chapter 16 Volume 94 – SUMMARY-3

 SUMMARY-3 Malcolm Sparrow of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Management cited the dead as a glaring example of how much more needs to be done “to properly excise the cancer of fraud” from healthcare. The healthcare industry does “a terrible job … Continue reading

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Insurance 101 – Chapter 16 Volume 93 – SUMMARY-2

SUMMARY-2 Reporting on the inadequacy of governmental oversight of Medicare and Medicaid, a U.S. Senate committee reported last year that Medicare had paid as much as $92 million from 2000 to 2007 for medical services or equipment ordered or prescribed … Continue reading

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Insurance 101 – Chapter 16 Volume 92 – SUMMARY

SUMMARY What has been the result of these battles against fraud? Has the number of prosecutions for insurance fraud increased? Not to any appreciable degree. The prosecution of insurance fraud is still rare. State statutes compelling insurers to form fraud … Continue reading

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Insurance 101 – Chapter 16 Volume 91 – The Bubenik Case

The Bubenik Case In Medical Protective Co. v. Bubenik, No. 09-2324 (8th Cir. 02/18/2010) the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeal was faced with this question and resolved it against the person asserting the privilege and in favor of his insurer … Continue reading

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Insurance 101 – Chapter 16 Volume 90 – The Fifth Amendment is No Use to a Plaintiff

The Fifth Amendment is No Use to a Plaintiff he Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects an individual from being forced to testify in a manner that might incriminate him or her and subject the witness to prosecution. It … Continue reading

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Insurance 101 – Chapter 16 Volume 89 – What Can Insurance People Do to Change the Statistics?

What Can Insurance People Do to Change the Statistics? It is the obligation of all who work to protect insurers against insurance fraud to do something to change the situation. Methods that are available and that should be exercised by … Continue reading

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