Health care fraud is "the intentional misrepresentation of a material (important) fact submitted on, or in support of a claim for payment of a health care insurance claim, or the theft of money or property belonging to a health plan or health insurance company.“
If you suspect fraudulent activity, please report it immediately.
There are many different kinds of health care fraud. Common examples include:
How Fraud Impacts You?
For consumers, health care fraud equals higher premiums and out-of-pocket costs, and reduced benefits and coverage. Fraud also hurts employers by driving up the costs of providing benefits to employees and doing business.
Fraud can impact you in the following ways:
Help us eliminate this costly problem. If you suspect fraud, please contact us:
BlueShield of Northeastern New York
Attn: Special Investigation Unit
PO Box 15013
Albany, NY 12212
All information will be held in the strictest of confidence.