TITLE

Beating the system

AUTHOR(S)
Kocińska, Anna
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Warsaw Business Journal;4/15/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 15, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the fraud in Åšlacedil;ska Patients Fund in Warsaw, Poland. Existence of corruption; Incompetence of the management; Inability to track record of the patients.
ACCESSION #
6581910

 

Related Articles

  • Can we be forced to disclose data?  // Pulse;7/21/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 29, p39 

    Presents question-and-answer advisory on disclosing medical data in Great Britain. Importance of patient consent in fraud inquiry; Details of the Data Protection Act; Questions on the disclosure of confidential data by pharmacists.

  • Stolen Hard Drive Had Data on UCLA Patients. Goedert, Joseph // Health Data Management;Jan2012, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p7 

    The article reports that the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Health System is offering patients credit and fraud protection services after the theft of an external hard drive with sensitive information taken home by a physician.

  • Thief vs. Patient. Andrews, Michelle // U.S. News & World Report;3/17/2008, Vol. 144 Issue 8, p48 

    This article focuses on stolen medical identities in the U.S. The article explains that medical identity thieves aim to get surgery and prescription drugs with another's health record, or to collect on medical claims. Included are ways medical identity may be stolen, some laws to protect against...

  • Three Miami Physicians, Three Medical Workers Charged With $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme.  // Aging News Alert;2/20/2009, p4 

    The article informs that physicians Carmen Lourdes del Cueto, Roberto Rodriguez and Carlos Garrido, along with three medical workers have been indicted on February 12, 2009 by a grand jury in Miami, Florida, for conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud. The three physicians were part-owners of...

  • Documentation Red Flags: Know When A Clarification Hurts Instead of Helps.  // Part B Insider;12/24/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 44, pp348 

    The article provides suggestions on the addition and correction of patients' clinical records by the Medicare officials in the U.S. It informs that regarding supplementing documentation to prepare for audits, the Medicare providers should be careful and must decide on a case-by-case basis that...

  • Business briefs.  // New Zealand Doctor;3/9/2005, p32 

    Presents news briefs on issues related to business and medicine as of March 2005. Results of a survey on fraud conducted by Robert Half Finance and Accounting; Choice for patients in Great Britain regarding the storage of their personal medical information; Concern over Primary Health Care's...

  • Study Links Data Breaches and Fraud.  // Journal of AHIMA;Jun2013, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p12 

    The article discusses the increased risk of data breach victims in becoming fraud victims; it states the breaches relating to compromised Social Security numbers (SSNs) were the most harmful.

  • Employers face ticklish matter of privacy. Katz, David // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;10/06/97, Vol. 101 Issue 40, p21 

    Reports that the costs of a lack of vigilance about health-care fraud is high, event in the age of managed care. Growth of the potential for fraud; Concerns over the confidentiality of medical records; United States Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Donna E. Shalala's views a...

  • A prescription for medical office fraud. HARGREAVES, KATHLEEN A. // Accounting Today;9/1/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 13, p45 

    The article uncovers several fraudulent methods utilized in the medical office that lead to the income losses of physicians. Explanation is offered on these fraudulent activities, including the use of the electronic medical records system to steal money, the use of physicians' credit cards for...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics