Health care fraud and abuse: market change, social norms, and the trust "reposed on the workmen".

@article{Hyman2001HealthCF,
  title={Health care fraud and abuse: market change, social norms, and the trust "reposed on the workmen".},
  author={David A. Hyman},
  journal={The Journal of legal studies},
  year={2001},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={531-67}
}
Health care fraud and abuse reportedly account for 10 percent of total spending on health care, or about $120 billion per year. Not surprisingly, Congress has granted fraud control personnel sweeping powers with which to attack the problem. Unfortunately, effectively addressing health care fraud is exceedingly complicated, particularly in light of recent major changes in the medical marketplace and the social context of such conduct. Broadly speaking, physicians view such conduct as essential… CONTINUE READING