Tag: fraud week

Analytics | Data Management | Fraud & Security Intelligence
John Stultz 0
US government, analytics researchers step up fight against improper payments

  Improper payments continue to plague the federal government, though many actions are in motion to help turn the tide. The Trump Administration’s Building a Better America: A Plan for Fiscal Responsibility, released in July 2017, emphasizes reducing improper payments, currently estimated by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to total

Analytics | Artificial Intelligence | Fraud & Security Intelligence | Machine Learning
Jen Dunham 0
Considering fraud-fighting with machine learning and artificial intelligence?

Any look back at analytics in 2017 makes it clear that machine learning and artificial intelligence appear to be the ‘next big things’ that can solve just about any problem, from writing new hit songs to curing disease. Not one to buy into the hype, I became curious as to

Analytics | Fraud & Security Intelligence
Jen Dunham 0
Opioid schemes fueled by staged car accidents, insurance fraud

Criminal enterprises are tapping into the lucrative opioid business through creative schemes that are less likely to be identified as opioid abuse, misuse or diversion. One of the latest schemes? Auto insurance fraud. First, some background… While extensive progress has been made in establishing, improving, and mandating prescription drug monitoring

Analytics | Fraud & Security Intelligence
John Stultz 0
What can agencies learn from massive Medicaid fraud busts?

On June 22nd, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the largest Medicaid fraud bust in history. The National Health Care Fraud Takedown included 301 defendants charged, $900 million in false billings, 61 medical professionals and 29 doctors, across 36 states. In another case, investigators in New York uncovered more than