Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB)’s release of its 2011 Questionable Claims (QC) referral reason analysis. The report covers six categories of referred claims and their reasons, Workers’ Compensation included. Questionable claims are those claims that NICB member insurance companies refer to NICB for closer review and investigation based upon one or more indicators of possible fraud.
According to the report, between 2010 and 2011 overall QC referrals for Workers’ Compensation saw an increase of 13 percent, with Duplicate Billing and Inflated Medical Billing posting gains over 200% and 100% respectively. Be sure to check out the Workers’ Comp breakout in the full report.
Find out more (including a link to the free report!) by clicking here!