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‘It’s a Big Problem’: Association Warns of Health and Dental Benefits Fraud

December 20, 2019
by CTV News


An association representing providers of health and dental benefits is warning people to be honest when submitting their claims at the end of the year.

According to Stephen Frank, president of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association, benefits fraud drives up the costs of providing benefits for employers and employees. More workers are reporting other employees who are faking injuries to receive benefits,” he said.

“In some instances we will have people in the workforce calling us and going to their HR manager and saying I’m seeing something that’s not right and I think you need to look into it” said Frank.

“We know it’s a big problem and we know it’s a big dollar amount.”

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