Insurance 101 – Chapter 16 Volume 62 – Anti-Fraud Programs

 Anti-Fraud Programs

Anti-fraud statutes and regulations enacted in the various states now require that insurers institute anti-fraud programs. Good business sense should have dictated the existence of such anti-fraud programs from the date the first insurance policy was issued, but insurers have always been caught in the Catch-22 obligation to deal with each insured with the utmost good faith. Insurers, not wanting to be accused of acts of bad faith, have always preferred to pay fraudulent claims rather than fight. That it was necessary for states to enact statutes compelling insurers to protect themselves has to be unique to this industry.

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

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