Each year, government agencies lose billions of dollars due to fraud, waste and abuse. Government agencies tasked with fraud prevention are increasingly turning to geographic information system (GIS) platforms — utilizing maps, geo-enrichment and sophisticated data analytics — to tackle fraud, accurately identify patterns and problem areas and improve organizational efficiency.
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If you are looking for ways to mitigate waste, fraud and abuse at your agency, GIS may be the answer.
You may think your critical data and assets are protected by network intrusion detection systems, firewalls and the latest technology. However, it’s become increasingly clear this is not enough when cyber fraudsters impersonate real people for criminal purposes. In particular, there’s a shift toward the use of stolen identities online due to the availability of… Read more »
GIS technology can be used to help address fraud, waste and abuse in several different ways. Organizations benefit from closely examining location-based factors to identify hot spots, regional variations and clusters, such as co-locations of services. Then, real-time data analysis shows spatial trends that inform predictions about future needs and issues — or, in this… Read more »
When assessing the results of a recent GovLoop survey of federal, state and local government employees, several important takeaways stand out that, when combined, paint an interesting picture of the state of anti-fraud technology today in the public sector.
The good news is that there are ways to take steps to combat this growing activity of fraudsters while recognizing the good tax filers and applications, ultimately fostering a positive citizen experience.
On April 19, I was fortunate enough to attend oral arguments at the Supreme Court for Universal Health Services v. Escobar. Although the facts of the case were tied to filings for reimbursement under Medicaid, the legal question at hand – whether the submission of an invoice to the government is an implied certification that… Read more »