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What is Fraud, Waste and Abuse?


Intentional deception or misrepresentation to obtain the money or property of a health care benefit program (by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises).


The over-utilization of services or other practices that result in unnecessary costs.


Obtaining payment for items or services when there is no legal entitlement to that payment, but without knowing and/or intentional misrepresentation of facts to obtain payments.

What can you do to help prevent, report, and stop Fraud, Waste, and Abuse?

Report potential fraud:
Call the Tribute Compliance Hotline at: (844) 372-1164
Online: Compliance Contact Form

Last Updated: Jan 13, 2021 @ 9:33 am

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