Busted: The top fraud schemes of Q1 2024

As we reflect on the first stretch of 2024, we’re faced with a resurgence in instances of fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA). These fraudulent incidents persistently use nefarious methods such as kickbacks, fabricated claims, and deceit of vulnerable healthcare consumers to take advantage of health plans while providing harmful, medically unnecessary services. With assistance from the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA), we’ve gathered this rundown of notable FWA cases that arose from January to March 2024.