FraudCast


Welcome to the Pondera FraudCast, where we post information on fraud trends, lessons learned from client engagements, and observations from our investigators in the field. We hope you’ll check back often to stay current with our efforts to combat fraud, waste, and abuse in large government programs.

RFPs: The Devil is in the Details

RFPs: The Devil is in the Details

By Jon Coss, CEO

August 17, 2016

As a company that works with government clients, we spend a tremendous amount of time and money responding to Requests…

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Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Standards

Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Standards

By Jon Coss, CEO

August 10, 2016

One of my colleagues recently returned from a conference on government program integrity with an interesting anecdote. He recounted a…

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The Most Important System Feature

The Most Important System Feature

By Jon Coss, CEO

August 3, 2016

I believe that simple things can make a big difference. This week, for example, I went through self-checkout at a…

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Ugly Case of Health Care Fraud

Ugly Case of Health Care Fraud

By Jon Coss, CEO

July 27, 2016

A few weeks ago, I published a blog post titled “Money Obtained Fraudulently is Rarely Used for Good Purposes”. In…

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The False Positive Problem

The False Positive Problem

By Jon Coss, CEO

July 19, 2016

Last year, 60 Minutes did a segment on the impact of errors in the Social Security Administration’s Death Master File—a…

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Pondera’s High Potential Leader: Amanda Huston

Pondera’s High Potential Leader: Amanda Huston

By Amanda H., Chief Customer Officer

July 5, 2016

Established in 1636, Harvard University is the United States’ oldest institution of higher learning and one of the world’s most…

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Provider Screening and Program Integrity in Medicaid Managed Care

Provider Screening and Program Integrity in Medicaid Managed Care

By Jon Coss, CEO

June 13, 2016

Medicaid expenditures have nearly doubled over the last decade [1] and states have increasingly looked to a capitated reimbursement model…

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Learning from Antivirus Software

Learning from Antivirus Software

By Jon Coss, CEO

May 27, 2016

Almost everyone is familiar with antivirus software. Not everyone is familiar with how it works though. Even fewer have examined…

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Money Obtained Fraudulently is Rarely Used for Good Purposes

Money Obtained Fraudulently is Rarely Used for Good Purposes

By Jon Coss, CEO

May 16, 2016

People often ask me if I think we can make a difference fighting fraud by stopping down-on-their-luck Americans from grabbing…

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The Internet Changes Everything

The Internet Changes Everything

By Jon Coss, CEO

April 22, 2016

Way back in 2006, I read an article in the Harvard Business Review that described how the Internet had changed…

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