When workers' compensation fraud occurs, it's harmful to employers and raises costs for all over time. That's why we have dedicated fraud teams that investigate every case reported and identify millions of dollars in workers' comp fraud each year. Your peace of mind — and your bottom line are their top priority.
Fraud comes in many forms. As an employer you can be aware of the signs and take action to prevent it in your business. See our recommendations for fighting workers' comp fraud in your business.
There are three main types of workers' compensation fraud. Read about each below and find tips for protecting your business from them.
Claimant fraud happens when workers:
Health care fraud happens when providers:
Premium fraud happens when policyholders or agents:
Our fraud teams are ready to help, and those who report fraud could receive a reward of up to $1,000. To report suspected fraud, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 488-4488.
What to include when you report: