TRAC-Reports
Health Care Fraud Prosecutions Up Sharply in FY 2011
(17 Aug 2011) Very timely Justice Department data show that during the first eight months of FY 2011, the rate of federal prosecutions for health care fraud is up 85 percent over the previous year. So far, the government has reported 903 new health care fraud prosecutions, which already exceeds the level for all of FY 2010.

The higher numbers can be accounted for by a series of FBI investigations. The data, obtained and analyzed by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, show that in Puerto Rico alone, 420 defendants have been charged this year. Within the fifty states, the Southern District of Florida (Miami) led the nation in activity, accounting for one out of every nine health care fraud prosecutions. More details can be found in the report at:

http://trac.syr.edu/tracreports/crim/258/
TRAC continues to offer free reports on convictions and prosecutions for program categories such as immigration, white collar crime, terrorism, weapons and drugs. TRAC also reports on the enforcement activities of selected government agencies such as DHS, FBI, IRS and ATF. For the latest information on prosecutions and convictions through May 2011, go to:
http://trac.syr.edu/tracreports/bulletins/
Even more detailed criminal enforcement information for the period from FY 1986 through May 2011 is available to TRACFED subscribers via the Express and Going Deeper tools. Go to http://tracfed.syr.edu for more information. Customized reports for a specific agency, district, program, lead charge or judge are available via the TRAC Data Interpreter, either as part of a TRACFED subscription or on a per-report basis. Go to http://trac.syr.edu/interpreter to start.

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