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Medicare Fraud Recovery Totaled $4B in 2010
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Federal officials recovered $4 billion in taxpayer funds from fraud and prevention efforts in FY 2010, the highest amount ever, and more evidence of the high priority this effort has for the current administration.

“President Obama has made it very clear that fraud and abuse of taxpayers’ dollars are unacceptable,” said Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in a statement. “And for too long, our fraud prevention efforts have focused on chasing after taxpayer dollars after they have already been paid out.

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