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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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Kate Matthews, defending, told the court he claimed to have bought his phoney stock from three cash and carry wholesalers in Manchester.
A third man was also caught selling phoneys on Stowell Street.
M McCarten has a decent hand, with Bago and Grey Swallow running for him in the Arc, but Old Phoney tops even that with three runners, including favourite North Light.
Heskell said: 'Phoney Tonys tend to wear a mask and are very concerned about what others think about them.
David Appleton, Liverpool Trading Standards principal officer, warned of the dangers of buying phoney products.
In other words, like the rest of his phoney policies, his sums just don't add up.
Brigadier Lane said: "This is not a phoney war at all.
A TAXI driver who claimed had been kidnapped after responding to a phoney roadside distress call could now himself face prosecution.
"PHONEY drivers" who insist on using mobile phones while driving, are under scrutiny following research on reaction times.
LITTLE Englanders, village idiots, phoney patriots - those of us who are a little wary of the euro are getting called every filthy name in the book.