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Health Insurance Fraud

One specific type of insurance fraud is health insurance fraud. This occurs when either the insured or the health care provider provides false information to their benefit. For example, an individual may allow someone else to use his or her identity and health insurance when receiving health care. On the provider side, a health care provider may bill for services that were not provided. All cases of fraud are taken seriously and can result in fines, probation, community service, and even jail time.