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- Key to efficiency. // Finweek;10/30/2008 Survey SAICB Supplement, p13
The article reports on the effects of insurance fraud to policyholders. According to Leon Vermaak of Telesure Group, insurance fraud is a major economic crime that results to great financial cost on insurers and businesses. Its effects include higher insurance premiums so that insurance...
- Is Your Insurance Legit? You Sure? Ashford, Kate // Money;Jul2006, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p24
The article discusses fraudulent insurance policies. The U.S. National Association of Insurance Commissioners reports that bogus insurers dupe thousands of people a year. Some discount plans offer only discounts on drugs and medical bills but deceptively use the term "insurance" anyway, and...
- NAII urging repudiation by Congress of bill prohibiting insurance crime bureaus from collecting... // Insurance Advocate;10/05/96, Vol. 107 Issue 39, p25
Reports on the National Association of Independent Insurers' (NAII) urging of the Congress to repudiate a move that would impede efforts to reduce the $20 billion-a-year cost of insurance fraud. Opposition of NAII Senior Vice President John Lobert to HR 3930; Prohibition of insurance crime...
- Extent Of Insurance Fraud Triggers Development Of National Training Academy. // Insurance Advocate;10/28/2000, Vol. 111 Issue 43, p11
Highlights the plan of the National Association of Independent Insurers (NAII) to develop the National Insurance Crime Training Academy (NICTA) for eliminating insurance frauds. Survey by NAII on insurers; Ranking of insurance frauds; Type and cost of training preferred by insurers.
- ANOTHER ROUND IN THE REG. 68 COURT CLASSIC. Carbajal Jr., Michael // Insurance Advocate;12/23/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 48, p16
Focuses on the issues related to insurance fraud in the U.S. Impact of constitutionality and legality of Regulation 68 on the New York Insurance Department in the U.S. Identification of the no-fault claims of insurers; Problems associated with insurance crimes.
- Are There No Limits To Insurance Fraud In New York? O'Sullivan, Patty // Insurance Advocate;12/23/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 48, p33
Focuses on the issues related to insurance fraud in New York City. Fraudulent activities of insurance carriers; Causes of insurance crimes; Use of monetary bribe.
- This Is No Time To Retreat From Insurance Fraud Battle. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;9/20/99, Vol. 103 Issue 38, p32
Editorial. Asserts that keeping the pressure in the investigation and prosecution of insurance fraud will help insurers in the long run. Rates of arrest and conviction rates for insurance fraud; Role of insurers to finance the resources of investigators; Implications if the insurers will not...
- Claims fraud targeted by software. Friedman, Amy S. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;1/24/94, Vol. 98 Issue 4, p2
Reports on the growing demand among insurers in the United States for software to detect insurance frauds in health care claims. Incidence of fraud in the country; Fraud-detection products available in the market.
- Companies being defrauded by billions of dollars. // International Insurance Monitor;1996 1st Quarter, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p15
Reports on European insurance companies' efforts to combat fraud. Losses in motor insurance in Great Britain and France; Staff training measures implemented in Germany; Spain's forming of a working group to study the fraud problem.