Criminal Probes Await Top Health Cos.: Ex-DOJ Fraud Chief

Law360, New York (May 17, 2013, 7:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice’s heavy focus on health care fraud in recent years is set to move into a new phase that will increasingly target major corporations and their executives with criminal investigations, said Sam S. Sheldon, a Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP partner who until recently headed up the DOJ's health care fraud unit.

Sheldon, who stepped down in March to lead Quinn Emanuel’s health group, made the prediction during a conversation with Law360 that also touched on the department’s new tactics for unearthing...
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