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Fraud in Health Care: FinCEN Report Reveals the Top Seven Pandemic-Related Scams

Law enforcement and financial institutions have detected several instances of potential fraud activity related to health care benefit programs, health insurance and COVID-19 health care relief funds. Earlier this year, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Center (FinCEN) released an advisory report regarding … Continue reading

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Discrimination Under HIPAA and the Affordable Care Act: Why Health Insurers Can’t Pick and Choose Insureds

In general, insurers are allowed to choose who they insure. The process of sorting the insurable from the uninsurable is called “underwriting,” and it’s how most insurance companies function. People or companies who want coverage have to submit evidence that … Continue reading

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The Obamacare Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion: What Insurance Agents Should Know

Pre-existing conditions, or health conditions an insured had before buying insurance, used to be excluded under most types of health insurance. This might have been good financially for the insurance companies, but it meant that many people went without coverage … Continue reading

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