The most common type of fraud is for claims or payments under the Medicare program. Abuse involves payment for items or services where there is no legal right to such payment and the supplier has not knowingly miss presented the facts to obtain payments Abuse includes incidents or practices of suppliers inconsistent with accepted sound medical, commercial or tax practices. These practices may result, directly or indirectly, in unnecessary costs to the program, inappropriate payment, or payment for services that do not meet recognized or medically unnecessary standards of care. Fraud is knowingly the deception of a person or the misrepresentation of information that someone knows is false (or does not consider it to be true) to obtain unauthorized benefits for themselves or for another person.. . .