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fraud

Managed care The intentional misrepresentation or deception resulting in payment(s) for services not rendered or payment above that normally paid. See Medicaid fraud, Medicare fraud Patient care Dishonest practice; breach of confidence. See AIDS fraud, Health fraud. Cf Misrepresentation.

fraud

(frawd)
An act of deliberate deception performed to acquire an unlawful benefit, such as the improper coding of health services in a claim for payment.

fraud

(frawd)
An act of deliberate deception performed to acquire an unlawful benefit.
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Plaintiffs assert claims for breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and violation of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act ("NJCFA").
However, the Circuit Court erred in dismissing the Greens' consumer fraud and healthcare fraud claims against the hospital, which did not reach final judgment in the first action because the voluntary dismissal order expressly reserved the Greens' right to refile a second action.
strong pushing, Iowa finally created a private action for consumer fraud
The first reporting centre in the country allows people to report identity theft, payment theft and consumer fraud. Information will be shared with police.
Following the jury verdict in favor of the defendants, the plaintiffs appealed, arguing that defendants were not entitled to a jury trial under the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act (Consumer Fraud Act), the Residential Real Property Disclosure Act (Disclosure Act), or the Real Estate License Act of 2000 (License Act).
[1] I believe all the companies that have been involved with Ingenix, there's a very strong case that they were perpetuating consumer fraud, and we are going to aggressively pursue those cases.
Jason has also represented clients in the areas of business litigation, class actions, construction, securities fraud and consumer fraud. Jason is a former U.S.
If so, you should contact the Federal Trade Commission's Criminal Liaison Unit, which has details about dozens of consumer fraud cases that fit this description.
Statistics on crime incidence, rates, and trends; consumer fraud and identity theft; prison populations and facilities; and crime clearances are other data ranked, presented both alphabetically by state and in rank order.
Heath, the Court addressed whether the Consumer Fraud Act (CFA) applied in the context of a contractor retained to install kitchen cabinets, doors and moldings in a newly constructed residence, notwithstanding the fact that the Home Improvements Practices Regulations (HIPR) promulgated under the CFA exclude "the construction of a new residence" from their scope.
Out of some 810,000 cases of consumer fraud reported, the Federal Trade Commission said there were more than 258,000 instances of identity theft, the top complaint for the eighth year in a row.
The rapid expansion of education sector leaves some grey areas in legislation and raises issues of applicability of certain state and federal laws and provisions to different forms of misconduct, including consumer fraud, deception, bribery, embezzlement, etc.

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