Workers’ compensation fraud is one of the fastest-growing insurance scams in the country.
At Eastern, we believe the more you know about fraud, the more likely you’ll be able to recognize and report it.
Education is the key!
Recognize the warning signs.
Workers’ compensation fraud is a serious issue. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, workers' comp fraud is the fastest-growing insurance scam in the country. And it’s estimated that 10 cents out of every dollar is wasted on fraud. That’s billions of dollars lost annually.
Workers’ compensation fraud isn’t just committed by employees. Employers and medical providers can be guilty of fraud too. The more you know about fraud, the more likely you’ll be able to recognize and report it.
As part of Eastern’s commitment to providing education, the following fictional short stories and corresponding warning signs will help guide you in what to look for in employees, employers, and medical providers, and why.