Health Care Related Prosecutions Will Rise In 2014

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 9:33 PM EST) -- The year just passed saw a confluence of events that are likely to result in increased health care prosecutions in 2014. The United States implemented a large and controversial government health care program at a time of fiscal austerity; this, combined with consumer uncertainty and the flawed rollout of the health care exchanges have created ideal conditions for heightened health care prosecutions.

Health care fraud has been an issue of increased importance over the last several years, with prosecutions and recoveries on the rise. Now, with...
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