Avoid ‘submit it and see’ benefits fraud

Education, strategic plan design can help build fraud-deterring environment
By Robert Crowder
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/24/2012

Much has been written about benefits fraud and its impact on skyrocketing premiums.

Whether claims for benefits are submitted manually or online, most fraud prevention measures rely on detection through computerized algorithms or good old-fashioned manual verification.

While these measures are important, they are designed to identify a fraudulent activity rather than prevent it from happening in the first place.