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DOJ, HHS Announce $4.2B in Medicare Fraud Recoveries
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For every dollar spent investigating Medicare fraud and abuse in the last three years the federal government recovered $7.90. That return on investment is the highest three-year average in the 16-year history of the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Program, federal officials announced on Monday.

“Our historic effort to take on the criminals who steal from Medicare and Medicaid is paying off: We are gaining the upper hand in our fight against healthcare fraud,” Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in prepared remarks.