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Electronic medicare fraud: current and future risks


The Health Insurance Commission makes considerable use of computers in carrying out the claiming and payment operations related to Medicare. This paper examines the nature and extent of current forms of fraud and inappropriate practice in relation to Medicare. Smith discusses whether future technological developments will make matters better or worse.

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Smith R. 1999. Electronic medicare fraud: current and future risks. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 114. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi114