Private Insurance Fraud

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What is Private Insurance Fraud?

The States of California and Illinois administer False Claims Act-like statutes that permit whistleblowers to file suit on behalf of defrauded private insurance companies located within those states. These statutes are not limited to healthcare fraud, but encompass all types of insurance, including auto, property, and worker’s compensation insurance. Successful whistleblowers can receive rewards of up to 40% in Illinois, and 50% in California, of damages and civil penalties collected as a result of their lawsuits. Whistleblowers are also protected from retaliation under both of these statutes – the California Insurance Frauds Prevention Act, and the Illinois Insurance Claims Fraud Prevention Act.

M&S attorneys have a wealth of experience with both of these state statutes and the issues they encompass. Partner, Jay Angoff is a former state insurance commissioner; at the federal level, he was responsible for nationwide implementation of the Affordable Care Act during his time at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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