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Feds cracking down on health care fraud
California Watch

The federal government is on track to prosecute nearly twice as many health care fraud cases compared with last year, renewing criticism of the government’s “pay and chase” system of paying health care claims rapidly and pursuing fraud later.

The data is from a report released last week by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, a project based at Syracuse University that tracks federal prosecutions.