U.S. Regulators Crack Down On Medicare Fraud

Law360, New York (May 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- U.S. regulators have recently joined forces to crack down on Medicare fraud across the country, an effort that has already netted 42 arrests of individuals allegedly connected to health care fraud schemes, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida said Thursday.

The U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services began the first phase of their Medicare fraud crackdown in southern Florida on March 1, but...
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