Fraud Detection and Prevention

CompWest is committed to preventing and detecting fraud through our experienced claims team and Investigative Services Unit. This unit:

  • Is staffed with former law enforcement professionals who specialize in the early detection, identification and investigation of potential workers’ compensation insurance fraud.
  • Includes claims examiners, certified by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), who are trained to detect potential fraud early in the claims reporting process in an effort to prevent unnecessary expenses.
  • Is committed to effectively prosecuting suspected fraud in partnership with the NICB, the California Department of Insurance, Fraud Division, and the prosecutorial agency having jurisdictional authority.

To report fraud, call our anonymous tip line – 1-800-944-FRAUD (3728). For more information about our Investigative Services Unit, please watch the videos below.

ISU Philosophy & Overview

ISU Philosophy & Overview

ISU Causation Analysis Program

ISU Causation Analysis Program

ISU Fraud

ISU Fraud

ISU Approach & Methodology

ISU Approach & Methodology