The purpose of the current study is to assess the efforts to control fraud in the home health care industry in the USA by examining the problems that criminal justice officials confronted in their attempts to control home health care fraud and abuse.
Attention is given to the history of the home health care industry in the USA, the types of fraud found in the health care field in general, and the officials who are given the duty of controlling health care fraud.
The results of this study suggest that the problems fraud control officials face in their response to home health care offenders are similar to those confronted in the response to white‐collar offending, but also similar to those confronted in the response to many conventional offenses.
Highlights the problems in controlling fraud and abuse in the US home care health field.
Payne, B. (2006), "Problems controlling fraud and abuse in the home health care field: Voices of fraud control unit directors", Journal of Financial Crime, Vol. 13 No. 1, pp. 77-91. https://doi.org/10.1108/13590790610641260Download as .RIS
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