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Department of Health and Human Services Proposes Enhancements to Its Enforcement Powers

As we discussed recently, the federal government has implemented several important measures to combat the rampant healthcare fraud plaguing American taxpayers. One such program, known as the H.E.A.T. Task Force, is administered jointly by the U.S. Attorney General’s Office and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). As an administrative agency, HHS derives its [...]

By | 2018-09-11T12:16:28+00:00 May 28th, 2014|Healthcare Fraud|

Bringing the HEAT – Joint Task Force Invaluable in Fight Against Healthcare Fraud

In 2012 alone, the False Claims Act ("FCA") was responsible for recovering over $2 billion stolen through healthcare fraud, Medicare scams, and unlawful billing practices. Ending healthcare fraud has been a non-stop pursuit over the past several years due to the implementation of several programs and task forces aimed at eradicating this costly crime. The [...]

By | 2018-08-21T14:53:29+00:00 May 13th, 2014|Healthcare Fraud|