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Feds highlight fraud efforts for FY20

July 15, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice opened 1,148 new criminal health care fraud investigations in fiscal year 2020, according to an annual report published this week. Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges in 412 cases involving 679 defendants. A total of 440 defendants were convicted of health care fraud-related crimes. The DOJ also opened 1,079 new civil health care fraud investigations and had 1,498 civil health care fraud matters pending at the end of fiscal year 2020. Investigative...

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Gov't sums up healthcare fraud and abuse control

January 20, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice have released their “Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016.”The DME-related items in the report include:In March 2016, Respironics paid $34 million to resolve civil False Claims Act allegations for paying kickbacks to DME suppliers to induce those suppliers to buy the company's masks that treat sleep apnea.In April 2016, Hollister and Byram Healthcare Centers...

Annual Report, Fraud and Abuse, Medicare

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