Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, May 14th, 2004
A BlueCross BlueShield task force will coordinate the efforts of company investigators with local and federal law enforcers, association President Scott Serota announced April 19, 2004. The federal agencies are the FBI and the Department of Health and Human Services.
"It's a $50-billion expense that benefits no patients," Serota told the Detroit Free Press. "And it's getting bigger."
The association said the fraud includes billing for services not rendered, charging for a higher level of service than was...
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