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Welcome to FierceHealthPayer: AntiFraud, the newest publication from FierceMarkets, created to support fraud prevention and detection professionals in the health insurance industry. Have you noticed...

Medicare ID fraud still a danger

The federal government continues putting social security numbers on Medicare identification cards and quarterly summaries mailed to beneficiaries, raising the odds of identity theft and fraudulent billing, Reuters reportred.

Federal fraud recoveries skyrocketed

Federal health insurance anti-fraud efforts recouped about $4.3 billion in fiscal year 2013, the U.S. Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services announced Wednesday, recovering $8.10 for every taxpayer dollar spent on this work during the last three years.