MDs get jail terms, fines as new police squad targets health fraud

Sibbald, Barbara
September 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/05/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 5, p591
Academic Journal
Focuses on Canada's first health care fraud squad, the Ontario Provincial Police Health Fraud Investigation Unit. Views of Detective Staff Sergeant Keith Messham, who heads the fraud unit; Data on the number of cases referred to the unit; How the Ontario Health Insurance Plan has been used illegally; Details of three cases of fraud.


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