Healthcare fraud in the United States reaches record levels

Health insurance fraud and abuse

Also breaking records is the amount that has been recovered, which has totaled $4.2 billion. The Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services have announced that they have broken previous records in healthcare fraud recovery in their joint efforts to address the issue last year. This brought back $4.2 billion that would otherwise have scammed the systems and caused prices to rise. Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius jointly issued a report that demonstrated that for every dollar…

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