Avoiding Health Insurance Fraud

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  • Never sign blank insurance claim forms or authorizations for health services
     
  • Carefully review your insurer's explanation of benefits statement to ensure it was you who actually received those services
     
  • Give your insurance/Medicare identification number only to those who have provided you with medical services. Increasingly, more people are stealing a consumer's medical benefits information to obtain services in another person's name
     
  • Call your insurance carrier with any questions
     
  • Maintain complete health care records

 

Last Modified: July 06, 2010