Calif. OKs Raising Insurers' Share Of Fraud-Fighting Costs

Law360, New York (September 5, 2012, 6:35 PM EDT) -- The California State Legislature has passed a bill that would double the amount that health and disability insurers must fork over to fund government investigations of health and disability insurance fraud, the state's insurance regulator said Wednesday.

If Assembly Bill 2138 gets Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, health and disability insurers would have pay an assessment of 20 cents per insured, up from the current 10 cents. The money would go to local district attorneys to investigate and prosecute health and disability fraud throughout California.

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