DOJ announces $2.6B health care false claims recoveries
The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced its recovery of over $3 billion from False Claims Act (FCA) civil cases, including $2.6 billion from health care cases.
The press release highlights the following trends:
- Health care fraud settlements and judgments have exceeded $2 billion every year for the last 10 years.
- Whistleblowers continue to play a central role in FCA cases, generating over $2.1 billion in qui tam recoveries and filing 633 qui tam suits.
- The DOJ remains committed to using FCA and other remedies to hold individual owners and officers responsible for corporate fraud and abuse.
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