Medicare fraud: What you need to know

Quicklink submitted by Amanda Lang     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Become a Fan
  (9 fans)


At www.iwatchnews.org

Back in March 2007, agencies within the Department of Justice teamed up with the Department of Health and Human Services to create a Medicare Fraud Strike Force. It is a collaboration that became part of a larger initiative known as the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (H.E.A.T.) in 2009. Now with about two-dozen prosecutors in nine U.S. cities, the strike force has busted more than 1,300 people accused of billing the Medicare program for at least $4 billion (during FY2011 alone) in medical services that never happened.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.iwatchnews.org


 

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments