Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans say that their anti-fraud efforts delivered savings and recoveries of nearly $228 million in 2004. Overall, government and law enforcement officials estimate that healthcare fraud at as high as $90 billion a year, the companies reported. More information can be found at http://releases.usnewswire.com.
The News section of the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud Web site provides updates on recent insurance fraud cases and trends. It can be found at http://www.insurancefraud.org/stats_set.html.