Research

The Coalition is the nation’s leader in conducting research to measure the multiple important aspects of insurance fraud. Our research helps decisionmakers and consumers better understand the extent of insurance fraud, its root causes, and how to better combat this crime. 

COVID-19 Insurance Fraud Impact (2021)

A trend analysis detailing the potential impact COVID-19 has had on fraudulent claim referrals.

Artificial Intelligence & Insurance Fraud (2020)

AI is predicted to be the leading transformer in the fraud fight. Still, barriers must be addressed for consumer protections such as potential model bias.

Insurer SIU Benchmarking Study (2020)

Insurers are largely satisfied with their SIU operations. However, the percentage of insurer desk investigators is rapidly rising.

State of insurance fraud technology (2019)

Traditional anti-fraud technology tools are giving way to advanced analytics as insurance fraud rises, insurers say. 

2016 tech study
2014 tech study
2012 tech study

Four Faces:
Consumer attitudes toward insurance fraud (2017)

Nearly four of five consumers are concerned about insurance fraud. Even so, too many consumers still tolerate fraud.

2007 Four Faces
1997 Four Faces 

By the numbers: Fraud Statistics

The latest fraud research and data around the U.S. — across diverse lines of insurance. Click here

The Great Recession & Insurance Fraud: Bogus claims rose

Bogus insurance claims by financially stressed consumers surged amid the nation’s financial meltdown in 2009.

Prescription for Peril (2007)

Insurance fraud is helping finance the rapid and illicit spread of painkillers and other opioids throughout America.

United we brand: Toward a national outreach campaign (2006)

Outreach efforts to protect consumers against insurance fraud are fragmented. A unified national campaign is vital for turning the corner. 

The Coalition partners with leading fellow anti-fraud organizations and academic institutions to continually provide important research data. Proposals for future research projects may be submitted to Matthew J. Smith, the Coalition’s Executive Director.