Wednesday, November 12, 2003

False Claims Act recoveries at all-time record level.

As reported by Modern Healthcare, the Justice Department says it has collected $2.1 billion under the False Claims Act for the fiscal year that ended September 30, $1.7 billion of which came from health-care fraud settlements. This includes "$641 million by HCA, $382 million by Abbott Laboratories, $280 million by AstraZeneca and $51 million by Tenet Healthcare Corp." Relevant sources on the federal government's fraud-fighting efforts include:
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