National Health Care Fraud and Opioid Takedown results in charges against 345 defendants responsible for more than $6 billion in alleged fraud losses

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Cimarron

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National Health Care Fraud and Opioid Takedown results in charges against 345 defendants responsible for more than $6 billion in alleged fraud losses

Largest health care fraud and opioid enforcement action in Department of Justice history

WASHINGTON – Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian C. Rabbitt of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Assistant Administrator Tim McDermott of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Assistant Director Calvin Shivers of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division, and Deputy Inspector General Gary Cantrell of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General today announced a historic nationwide enforcement action involving 345 charged defendants across 51 federal districts, including more than 100 doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals.


 

Cimarron

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You do realize US hospital systems make most of their money from elective surgeries, right? Pushing surgeries isn’t much different than pushing drugs. But the stock market...
 

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The third-leading cause of death in US most doctors don’t want you to know about

  • A recent Johns Hopkins study claims more than 250,000 people in the U.S. die every year from medical errors. Other reports claim the numbers to be as high as 440,000.
  • Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/22/medical-errors-third-leading-cause-of-death-in-america.html
250,000? A year? Hmmmm. We should lock them down.