Editor’s Note: Our source for this blog is CLHIA, a not-for-profit, membership-based organization that represents 99% of Canada's life and health insurance companies, including Medavie Blue Cross, and sponsors of the Fraud = Fraud public education program. The program was created to educate Canadians about the facts and costs of health and dental benefits fraud. We are publishing this blog in recognition of International Fraud Awareness Week, November 15-21.
Health benefits fraud is a real crime with real consequences. In North America alone, hundreds of millions of health care dollars are lost every year to fraud. This means higher costs for everyone – and even loss of benefits. Don’t let that happen to you, your family members and your co-workers. Here’s how you can help prevent health benefits fraud.
Learn more how to recognize, refuse and report fraud from Medavie Blue Cross. Visit the fraud prevention page on our corporate website to learn more about our process and the role you can play in fighting benefit plan fraud and abuse.
ConfidenceLine is our confidential ethics reporting system. This service is quick, easy and completely safe. You can file your report through this secure website or by calling toll free at 1-866-876-9238. Our professionally trained, bilingual agents are available 24 hours a day.
Medavie Blue Cross is a premier all-in-one carrier that provides health, dental, travel, life and disability benefits and administers federal and provincial government-sponsored health programs. Together with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie, a health solutions partner committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians. We are in the...