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$4.2B recovered in probing healthcare fraud
Modern Healthcare

The government says it recovered almost $8 for each dollar it spent investigating healthcare fraud over the past three years, including a record $4.2 billion last year.

The $7.90 average return on investment is the highest in the 16-year history of the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Program. Since 1997, the program — a joint effort of the departments of Justice and HHS—has returned more than $23 billion to the Medicare trust funds.

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