State Health Benefits Plan targeted in fraud case

October 2, 2017

For most public employees, New Jersey’s State Health Benefits Plan is some of the best health coverage in the country. But for those looking to commit insurance fraud in the program, which costs taxpayers more than $2.5 billion annually, it is something else.

It’s an easy target.

“It smells of cheese for rats,” Marc Pfeiffer, assistant director of the Bloustein Local Government Research Center at Rutgers University, said of the plan.

The Press of Atlantic City, October 1, 2017

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