Health Fraud Law and Legal Definition

Health fraud is a deceptive medical practice where by there is a promotion of unethical medical practice. Health fraud is also known as quackery. Any person who promotes or pretends as an expert is called a quack.

Following is an example of a case law defining quack:

A quack as "a person who promotes and sells unproven methods of therapy, falsely representing them to be effective.[Schneider v. Revici, 817 F.2d 987, 993 (2d Cir. 1987)]