Insurance Fraud: Understanding the Issues


Course Description
This course provides an overview of insurance fraud—what it is, how it is perpetrated, and how it should be addressed. The course explains the many and varied types of fraud and offers insight into how insurers can best confront the issue. Also covered are the fundamental principles associated with investigating insurance fraud. The course explains how appropriate and ethical behavior by an insurer and its representatives leads to success, while ethical breaches and fraudulent actions can create problems in the form of expenses, legal sanctions, and reputational damage.  

The course includes the following chapters:
  • What Is Insurance Fraud?
  • Types of Fraud
  • Investigating Insurance Fraud
  • Ethics and Insurance Fraud 

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