TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/05/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 5, p591
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
3556223

 

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