UK health insurance program exposed to fraud

Health insurance fraud and abuse

Loopholes may be fostering fraud in the United Kingdom The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) may be exposed to fraud due to loopholes associated with the issuance of European Health Insurance cards. The Department of Health has acknowledged these loopholes and the government intends to address the issue by tightening regulations and rooting out fraud. The problem has to do with how European Health Insurance cards are obtained and how coverage is being used and paid for. Journalist exposes fraud In order to obtain a European Health Insurance card,…

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Vermont DUI convictions may be in error

Hundreds of DUI convictions, including license suspensions may go back to court or be over-turned completely. Defense attorneys and several counties’ states attorney’s from across Vermont are looking at cases from 2008 to present date that may be thrown out. Human error and oversight in setting up and maintenance of breath analysis machines has been identified as the cause. Results of DUI tests from a DataMaster DMT breath analysis machine at the Vermont State Police station are now under microscopic scrutiny. The state Department of Health was in charge of…

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