As if health care wasn't scary enough. LexisNexis Risk Solutions released a list of top trends in health care fraud, waste and abuse. They are:

The rise of organized crime in health care fraud. In recent years, criminals have migrated from illegal drug trafficking to perpetrating fraud schemes against Medicare, Medicaid and private health insurance companies.

Increased fraud vulnerabilities due to migration to EHRs and ICD-10. Concerns surrounding medical identity theft and data privacy are increasing as personal health information goes electronic.

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