It’s a scary thought to wonder if you’re unintentionally committing insurance fraud. But, the reality is in the data: insurance fraud happens more often than we would like to think.
Insurance fraud contributes to the rising cost of healthcare in addition to the low reimbursement rates for practitioners. To be clear, these are not the only factors that impact healthcare costs and reimbursement rates, but you can bet that insurance companies utilize this data to justify reimbursement rates and premiums. Let’s address some of the different situations that might constitute a violation of our insurance contracts.
Dr. Ajita Robinson was recently featured on the TherapyNotes blog, writing about insurance fraud.