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Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in Health Care
U.S. health care costs continue to rise. And, each year the U.S. loses $68 billion due to health care fraud and another $765 billion due to health care waste, about a quarter of what we spend on health care.*
It impacts your company’s bottom line. Find out how you can help.
Join us for this free webinar to find out:
· How to identify fraud, waste, and abuse
· What you and your employees can do to combat it
· What insurers are doing to reduce it
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*The National Heath Care Anti-Fraud Association and the National Academy of Medicine
Vice President of Financial Investigations and Provider Review (FIPR)
Kurt Spear is the Vice President of Financial Investigations and Provider Review (FIPR) for Highmark Inc., where he oversees Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware markets. Kurt monitors provider billing and member claim activities to protect the corporation’s assets against fraud, waste, and abuse in the payment for health care services.
Prior to joining Highmark, Mr. Spear was a senior manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has more than 18 years of experience in various global audit, compliance, and security and privacy functions, working with diverse industries and clients, including insurance companies.
Mr. Spear received his bachelor’s degree from Marietta College in Marietta, OH and holds certifications in audit and controls, including a CISSP, CISA, and CRISC.