Friday, May 19, 2017

Medicare Fraud Strike Force

Medicare Fraud Strike Force Teams harness data analytics and the combined resources of Federal, State, and local law enforcement entities to prevent and combat health care fraud, waste, and abuse. First established in March 2007, Strike Force teams currently operate in nine areas: Miami, Florida; Los Angeles, California; Detroit, Michigan; southern Texas; Brooklyn, New York; southern Louisiana; Tampa, Florida; Chicago, Illinois; and Dallas, Texas. 

Map of Strike Force Locations

Strike Force teams bring together the efforts of the Office of Inspector General, the Department of Justice, Offices of the United States Attorneys, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, local law enforcement, and others. 

Latest Strike Force Enforcement Actions

May 8, 2017; U.S. Department of Justice
Third Detroit-Area Physician Convicted in $17.1 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme
April 13, 2017; U.S. Department of Justice
Detroit Podiatrist Charged for Role in $13.9 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme
March 31, 2017; U.S. Department of Justice
Second Detroit-Area Physician Pleads Guilty in $17.1 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme
March 30, 2017; U.S. Department of Justice
Home Health Agency Owner Pleads Guilty to Conspiring in $17 Million Medicaid Fraud Scheme
March 17, 2017; U.S. Department of Justice
Houston-Area Registered Nurse Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud Medicare of More than $5 Million
March 14, 2017; U.S. Department of Justice
South Florida Home Health Owner Charged for Role in $15 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

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