Medicare fraud is purposefully billing Medicare for services that were never provided or received.
Food and Drug Administration, May 2009
Good report explaining the types of fraud and how to recognize and report.
Federal Trade Commission, January 2010
Could identity thieves be using your personal and health insurance information to get medical treatment, prescription drugs or surgery?
Federal Trade Commission 2010
Although some medical discount plans provide legitimate discounts, others take people’s money and offer very little in return.
This joint Web site of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice highlights information about fraud, how to detect fraudulent activities, and how to protect against fraud.
Federal Trade Commission
The FTC has created this website to help you find reliable sources of information on health topics important to you.
Department of Health and Human Services, January 2009
Short booklet summarizing available resources to help you recognize or prevent fraud.
Department of Health and Human Services
Flyer summarizing deter, detect, and defend tactics with regards to medical fraud.
Department of Health and Human Services, May 2009
An official government handbook explaining types of fraud and steps you can take to protect yourself.