Latest Medicare fraud Stories

2013-02-11 15:59:40

Government Teams Recovered $4.2 Billion in FY 2012 Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today released a new report showing that for every dollar spent on health care-related fraud and abuse investigations in the last three years, the government recovered $7.90.  This is the highest three-year average return on investment in the 16-year history of the Health Care Fraud and Abuse (HCFAC) Program. The government´s health...

91 Arrested For Medicare Fraud
2012-10-06 08:26:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online A federal task force has arrested 91 people, including doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, as part of a widespread Medicare fraud probe, various media outlets reported on Thursday. According to Reuters reporters David Ingram and David Morgan, the accused hail from seven different U.S. cities and allegedly billed the nation's senior-care health program for more than $430 million in false claims. It is the...

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