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Health care fraud can be reduced and, in some cases, even prevented through heightened awareness of what may count as fraudulent conduct. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is committed to detecting and halting health care fraud, waste and abuse through its Special Investigations Department. This department is dedicated to protecting you and your prescription drug plan. However, BCBSIL needs your help to identify and prevent health care fraud.
There are a number of things you can do to help identify and prevent health care fraud.
View the fighting fraud checklist .
Please be aware that individuals working with Medicare Part D are not permitted to:
If you believe that you have been the victim of fraud in connection with your coverage from BCBSIL, report any suspicious activities to the Special Investigation Department's Fraud Hotline at 1-800-543-0867 or online .
Pay close attention to all explanation of benefits (EOB) forms, and be sure to review each form to ensure that you have been properly charged for any costs associated with your health insurance plan. If you need help reviewing your EOBs, seek the assistance of a family member or trusted friend.