Presentation on theme: "Birth Registration Fraud Risks Steve Elkins State Registrar April 30, 2010."— Presentation transcript:
Birth Registration Fraud Risks Steve Elkins State Registrar April 30, 2010
A Series of Risky Situations that might occur at your facility
How Do You Know Who You Are Delivering?
Admitted Under Another’s Name Insurance Fraud Informal Adoption Problems for NBS, Immunization, local public health follow-up, insurance, medical records (not associated with right person)
Married/Not Married Insurance Fraud Medicaid Fraud Subverting Minnesota Marriage Laws Should You Ask for a Marriage Certificate?
Paternity Multiple ROPs ROP with not the biological father (insurance fraud, social stigma, informal adoption) Refusal to complete ROP (MFAR, Child support)
Registration for Infant Not Born in Minnesota US Citizenship Multiple Registrations for benefits “Informal” Adoption or Sale of Infant
Hospital Complimentary BC If Accepted – Not accurate, not legal, easy to forge If Rejected - “Upset” Parents or Registrant leading to delay MR&C Commemoration – An accuracy check, labeled as not a legal birth certificate, customizable to facility
Reporting Problems Asking for Assistance Facility Administration Local Law Enforcement State Vital Records Fraud Prevention Coordinator – Brenda Shinaul