Stay Out Of Trouble With Proactive Self-Audits

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 12:49 PM EDT) -- The federal government is using every tool available to fight health care fraud and recover overpayments from health care providers. According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Justice’s health care fraud and abuse control program annual report for fiscal year 2012, the federal government recovered over $3 billion in health care fraud judgments and settlements.

In its semi-annual report to Congress for the first half of fiscal year 2013, the Office of Inspector General stated that it expects to...
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