Department of Health and Human Services

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

HHS pointed out its total collected from fraudulent healthcare providers over nine years — $165 million — pales in comparison to that collected under the FCA, and it hopes proposed rule changes will allow it to impose greater penalties on behalf of Americans. As we discussed recently, the federal government has implemented several [...]

By | 2018-03-25T15:24:22+00:00 May 28th, 2014|Healthcare Fraud|

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

The U.S. Attorney General’s Office, along with the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for implementing the mission and goals of H.E.A.T.Image source: Wikimedia Commons 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 [...]

By | 2018-03-25T13:46:28+00:00 May 13th, 2014|Healthcare Fraud|