Rooting Out Health Care Fraud: Tales from the Front Line
February 22, 2018
By some measures, as much as five percent of health care spending can be linked to fraud and dangerous practices of for-profit medical product companies — resulting in widespread negative health outcomes. Health care providers and others directly involved in the health care marketplace are often in an optimal position to recognize problematic business practices.
How do medical care professionals optimally respond to fraud that they observe? What are the strategies used to try to silence them and how do we promote an ethical culture within science, medicine, and business?