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December 14, 2011

Health-Care Fraud Cases Filed by U.S. Rose 69% to Record, Researchers Say
By Seth Stern

U.S. health-care fraud prosecutions reached a high last fiscal year, rising 69 percent from the year earlier, according to a nonprofit research groupís analysis. The U.S. reported 1,235 new health-care fraud prosecutions in the year ending Sept. 30, the largest number reported since separate tracking of the offense began 20 years ago, according to a report released today by Syracuse Universityís Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse. There were 731 new cases the year before.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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