91 Charged with $430 Million in Fraudulent Billings
October 4, 2012 - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder announce a major Medicare fraud takedown by Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations in seven cities.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Prevention Initiative
September 24, 2012 - Fraud and other improper payments in federal health care programs drive up health care costs for everyone. Through the Fraud Prevention Initiative, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid is working to ensure that correct payments are made to legitimate providers for appropriate and reasonable services for beneficiaries in Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
- Read More on the CMS Fraud Prevention Initiative
- Medicare BLOG: Join the Fight Against Medicare Fraud
Senior Medicare Patrols: Fighting fraud
September 20, 2012 - The most valuable resources in the fight against Medicare fraud are the millions of seniors who are our eyes and ears on the ground. Senior Medicare Patrols help educate people with Medicare about how to prevent, detect and report fraud, and have contributed to the recovery of over $106 million.
Health Reform tools combat Medicare fraud
April 4, 2012 - HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder discuss how the Affordable Care Act and the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (HEAT) are helping fight Medicare fraud.
HHS Office of the Inspector General Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program Annual Report
February 14, 2012 - The HCFAC report shows that the government’s health care fraud prevention and enforcement efforts recovered nearly $4.1 billion in taxpayer dollars in fiscal year 2011.