By David Mittleman

Over the last month or so, Medicare fraud prevention has been making major headlines. In June, the Department of Justice led the FBI and other law enforcement agencies in a nationwide sweep resulting in 243 arrests representing the largest Medicare fraud “takedown” in terms of defendants charged and amount lost. According to authorities, the healthcare providers are accused of over $700 million in fraudulent billings.

Strike Force Gets Results

The Office of the Inspector General is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and it operates the Medicare Fraud Strike Force. …read more