Budget Creates Fertile Landscape For Gov't Contracts Work

Law360, New York (March 7, 2014, 6:48 PM EST) -- The president's 2015 proposed budget includes plans to hire more fraud and compliance enforcers, likely creating more work for attorneys who defend government contractors in areas like health care, information technology and labor compliance.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services plans to continue its record run of health care fraud recoveries, boosting funding of HHS' inspector general from $300 million to $400 million and earmarking another $325 million for the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team and "other program integrity efforts."...
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