Fraud costs the NHS £1bn a year in England Watch

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Analysis by the NHS Counter Fraud Agency suggests that fraud committed by patients, staff, and contractors is costing the health service £1.25bn each year, which is around 1% of the NHS budget.

The two biggest areas of fraud within this were patient fraud, including people wrongly claiming cost exemptions, and payroll fraud, which includes dentists claiming for work on NHS patients that had not been completed.

Estimates by experts have also but the cost of fraud at an even higher figure, and the formation of the NHS Counter Fraud alongside an increased budget for tackling fraud, aims to improve detecting and prevention of fraud.

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