Like all health-care practitioners, dentists are now being watched ever more
closely by government agencies, insurance companies, and other regulatory ...
Only a small percentage of providers or consumers commit healthcare fraud, but
that small percentage can have a big impact. Consider this: the U.S. spends ...
Health care fraud can directly affect your benefits by increasing the cost of your
dental plan and jeopardizing your employer's ability to offer those benefits.
Dental plans benefit from having an active fraud and abuse program ... fees
charged by the dentist, inconsistent with what the insurance carrier believes is
Your dental premiums may rise. Fraudulent claims against your policy could force
your insurance premiums higher. That's more money out of your pocket.
Insurance fraud affects everybody. When fraudulent dental claims come in, more
money is paid on those claims, and this eventually affects insurance premiums.
Our office receives numerous calls from dentists asking how to deal with
instances of insurance fraud. Here is an example from our case files. What would
Mar 21, 2011 ... OK...can we hear from dental employees who KNOW their office is committing
insurance fraud? E.G.: Only crowns done, but crowns + buildups ...
Jan 9, 2015 ... Dental billing fraud is more common than you think ... health insurance, either
Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Beware of dental scams that can affect your health care -- and your wallet. ... year
, says James Quiggle, a spokesman for the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud.