Health care fraud and abuse is rapidly becoming one of the most widespread and expensive crimes committed in the United States today. It affects the health of thousands of patients and the financial stability of numerous health care companies.
VSP has addressed this issue by creating its own Anti-fraud and Abuse Program and becoming a member of the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA).
To further meet our responsibility in preventing this crime, VSP is educating our employees and business partners on the indicators of fraud, the most common of which involve a false statement or deliberate omission of information involving patient care or benefits.
Indicators of potential health care fraud and abuse include:
You can help report suspected incidents of health care fraud by calling the toll-free VSP Fraud Watch Hotline at
VSP CHECK FRAUD WARNING
If you have received a purported VSP business check under the guise of a questionable Internet business transaction, employment opportunity, ”Mystery Shopper” solicitation, or to collect lottery winnings, it may be a situation in which an unknown person (not VSP nor connected with us) is attempting to defraud you. See the VSP Check Fraud Warning for more information.