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