Medicare Fraud Units Will Scrutinize Health Care Cos.

Law360, New York (November 12, 2010, 7:23 PM EST) -- With the federal government's plan to nearly triple the number of its Medicare fraud strike force units around the U.S., attorneys who represent health care companies are bracing for more aggressive prosecutions aimed not only at unscrupulous doctors and fraudsters but at legitimate businesses.

Add to that an expected burst of whistleblower claims and an uptick in civil enforcement and other health care fraud prosecution overall, and you've got a potent brew that attorneys say will increase the number of health care providers, medical device manufacturers...
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