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Inflated Medical Bills and Bogus Claims Drive Up Cost of No-Fault Auto Insurance in New York, I.I.I. Finds
Date:2/3/2010

New York's Automobile Insurance System Is Currently 'Under Siege,' I.I.I.'s President To Testify

ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fraud and abuse in New York's no-fault auto insurance system cost consumers and insurers nearly $230 million in 2009, constituting a "fraud tax" of $1,561, or 22 percent of every no-fault claim, according to Dr. Robert Hartwig, an economist and president of the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.).  

Since 2005, no-fault fraud has cost the state's consumers and insurers more than $600 million, Dr. Hartwig estimates, pointing out that the average cost of a no-fault auto insurance claim in New York State soared 55 percent between 2004 and 2009 as dishonest medical providers submitted inflated and sometimes bogus bills for services rendered to insurers.

"The scale of fraud and abuse in New York State's no-fault auto insurance system today is truly breathtaking," Dr. Hartwig stated, in remarks scheduled for delivery tomorrow to the New York State Senate's insurance committee.  "These medical providers partner with equally unscrupulous lawyers who sue insurers that dare to challenge these bogus claims -- choking New York's court system in the process."

If auto insurers are paying out more than they should in no-fault claims, their policyholders a
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