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Ethics & Fraud New

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Course Description

According to the Washington, DC – based Coalition / Against Insurance Fraud (CAlF) for the insurance industry, and for the public as well, insurance fraud costs $85 billion per year. With such substantial damage, it is no wonder that the industry is making significant efforts to battle this cancer. The industry has decided that increasing public awareness of fraud is its main course of action. The coalition strongly believes that public attitudes are crucial to curtailing fraud. There are no easy solutions to the problems of insurance fraud. Consumers, legislators, regulators, and insurers must work together over the long term to create an environment that either prevents insurance fraud or detects it easily when it occurs. The first step in this process is creating a baseline understanding of the problem and potential solutions.


  • Know and understand “Ethics” and “Fraud” Definitions.
  • Know and identify Insurance Fraud Facts.
  • Understand how Insurance Fraud is The Hidden Tax.
  • Know and understand Concerns About Consumer Attitudes.
  • Know and identify Indicators of Application Fraud.
  • Understand Medical Mills, Schemers & Schemes.
  • Know and identify Indicators of Property, Casualty, Catastrophe, Rental and Vehicle Theft Fraud.
  • Understand how Staged Collisions – Fraud on the Road – work.
  • Understand Bodily Injury Insurance Fraud.
  • Know and identify Indicators of Workers’ Compensation and Workers’ Compensation Premium Fraud.
  • Insurers Accelerating Efforts to Fight Fraud & Control Costs.
  • Know and provide Consumer Tips.


  • LESSON 1: Introduction
  • LESSON 2: Application Fraud
  • LESSON 3: Indicators of Property Fraud
  • LESSON 4: Indicators of Catastrophe Fraud
  • LESSON 5: Indicators of Rental Fraud
  • LESSON 6: Indicators of Casualty Fraud
  • LESSON 7: Indicators of Vehicle Theft Fraud
  • LESSON 8: Workers Compensation Fraud
  • LESSON 9: Insurance Research Council
  • LESSON 10: Coalition Against Insurance Fraud – Consumer Tips.

    Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.

    This course has been approved for 3 hours.


    Final Exam – You will be required to pass the final exam with a 70% in order to receive course credit.

    Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to print your certificate online.

    Published by:

    Pohs Institute – Westbury, New Yor.

    Pohs Institute, one of the oldest insurance schools in New York State, was founded in 1921 by Herbert Pohs. Pohs Institute is one of the largest providers of insurance education in New York State, as well as an approved provider in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Rhode Island. More than 250,000 men and women, eager to pursue a career in the insurance industry, have enrolled in Pohs Institute schools. Pohs Institute provides insurance instruction to large insurance companies and brokerages, as well as banks and financial institutions. The instructors are professional adjunct teachers from the insurance industry with an average of 10 or more years of industry experience.

  • State Requirements

    Check South Dakota’s state requirements prior to enrolling (http://dlr.sd.gov/insurance/default.aspx). Provider – 360training.com, Inc. #904

    *General credit hours count for either property and casualty or life and health.



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