Health Care Fraud Is on the Rise, With Billions at Stake

October 8, 2014

Health Care Fraud Is on the Rise, With Billions at Stake; Smart Organizations Engage Forensic Specialists to Detect or Prevent It

Health care fraud is on the rise, with costs to federal programs and private institutions rising into the billions of dollars.  Private and government health care providers are equally at risk of being victims of fraud – but detecting or preventing it can be difficult. Smart health care providers engage forensic specialists to detect fraud, or better yet, prevent it before it happens, according to Sareena M. Sawhney, Director, Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group at Marks Paneth. 

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