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While the battle against vehicle theft is far from over, the good news for the insurance industry is that declining vehicle thefts allow NICB to apply additional resources to emerging and more insidious kinds of insurance crimes--specifically medical fraud.
Lohmann cited medical fraud as the biggest drain on New York's property/casualty industry.
The increased use of EBM guidelines will impact only one area of medical fraud, even as the workers' comp sector is vulnerable to any number of medical provider fraud gambits.
Cox said the medical fraud cases still are unusual, but might be increasing because of the sluggish economy.
His areas of research and teaching interest include white-collar and corporate crime, punishment and criminal justice system capacity issues, medical fraud, financial crime, identity theft, and cyber crime.
There is an association called The Campaign for Truth in Medicine campaigning for truth and exposure of scientific error, medical fraud and profiteering.
In October 2003, the Bureau of MediCal Fraud and Elder Care Abuse put a hidden camera in the room of Maria Mendoza, a then-80-year-old resident of SunBridge Care & Rehabilitation-East in Escondido, Calif.
These are people who are falsifying sports performances, and we have ways in other contexts of dealing with physicians who are involved in other forms of medical fraud.
There are laws that provide specific penalties for medical fraud, but the federal government has increasingly relied upon the FCA to prosecute these cases.
He was turned out of his beloved institution, accused of arson, embezzlement, bigamy and medical fraud.
The media has uncovered police brutality cases, bank fraud, medical fraud and code violations in a number of industries.

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