Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Hypocritical Doctor

The Hippocratic Oath is a pledge taken by physicians and other health care professionals to practice medicine in an honest and ethical manner. A physician, who takes the Hippocratic Oath, but acts contrary to the pledge could be considered a hypocrite. SILive.com details a...

All American Fraud

When you hear the term ''All-American,'' it brings to mind a lot of things that are unique to American culture. Fourth of July fireworks, apple pie, baseball, NASCAR and Elvis are just a few of the iconic images that might pop into your head....

Trickle-down Effect

The term ''trickle-down effect'' is commonly used to describe an economic theory suggesting that tax breaks or government benefits received by businesses or wealthy citizens, will flow through to the needy and eventually improve the economy as a whole. The Advocate reports that government...

Kicking Back

The word ''kickback'' has several meanings. The most common social definition involves relaxing with friends or family, such as in, ''Why don't you come on over and let's kickback and watch a movie.'' Another definition of the word involves unethical behavior, such as when...

A Jack of all Frauds

It's not easy being a jack of all trades. You could split wood in the morning, run an IT firm later that day and prepare a five course meal that evening. The same translates to fraud. Many fraudsters stick to just one type of...

Guest Writer: Greg Sullivan

Using metadata to detect widespread healthcare fraud: a Massachusetts example When I served as state inspector general of Massachusetts, I saw first-hand the value of using sophisticated metadata systems to stop wide-spread health care fraud. When it comes to preventing and detecting fraud, states like...

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