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Fraud, Waste and Abuse Fact: September

Affordable Care Act Fraud Criminals Facing Tougher Sentences Due to the Affordable Care Act, criminals convicted of fraud now face tougher sentences and more jail time. Criminals will receive 20 to 50 percent longer sentences for crimes that involve more than $1 million in losses. “The government’s successes in prosecuting and winning health care fraud…

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Fraud Waste and Abuse Fact: August

DOJ and HHS Annual Report Highlights $3.3 Billion in Settlements and Judgments in FY 2014 “On March 19, 2015, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued their annual Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control (HCFAC) Program report highlighting that the HCFAC Program obtained $3.3 billion in health care…

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12 Healthcare Fraud, Waste, & Abuse Facts

Fraud accounts for 19% of the $600 to $800B in waste in the U.S. healthcare system annually, including everything from bogus Medicare claims to kickbacks for worthless treatments and other services. 57% of insurers expect to see an increase in fraud losses this year on personal insurance lines (mainly auto and home insurance), while only 5% of…

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