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Medicare Fraud Strike Force

Gov’t charges 301 with $900M in false billing

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06/23/2016

WASHINGTON – A $900-million takedown by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force on June 22, the largest in history, included schemes involving durable medical equipment.

In brief: Gov’t announces historic takedown, GAO finds fragmented oversight of Medicaid

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06/19/2015

WASHINGTON – A nationwide sweep led by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force has resulted in charges against 243 individuals, including 46 doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals.

Gov’t cracks down on ‘brazen’ fraud

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05/14/2014

WASHINGTON – The Medicare Fraud Strike Force has charged 90 individuals with $260 million in false billings, according to a May 13 release from the Department of Justice. 

Fraud program posts record-breaking year

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02/26/2014

WASHINGTON – The Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program recovered $4.3 billion in fiscal year 2013 and $19.2 billion in the last five years.

Strike Force takedown nets 89 medical professionals

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05/15/2013

WASHINGTON – The Medicare Fraud Strike Force has charged 89 individuals with about $223 million in false billings, according to a press release from the Department of Justice (DOJ) on May 14.

Several arrested in strike force sweep

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10/05/2012

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Individuals at four DME companies were among those charged with Medicare fraud in a $65 million crackdown by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force last week, according to multiple reports.