Insurers can guard against the evolving methods that fraudsters use by relying on technologies such as predictive analytics, according to a study by Ovum. These technologies should be used "within an integrated system as part of a comprehensive strategy" against insurance fraud, said Ovum's Charles Juniper. "The nature of insurance fraud and the technology to combat it are in constant flux and there is no single 'silver bullet' technology that can fully address the issue of complex fraud," Juniper said.

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