Feds Catch 1,564 Fraudsters Who Stole $1.9 Billion From Medicaid

Nearly 1,600 fraudsters were caught stealing $1.9 billion from Medicaid in 2016, a government watchdog reported Monday. State-run Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCU) investigated and prosecuted the criminals defrauding Medicaid. The Department of Health and Human Development’s Inspector General (IG) – who reported the findings and often assists on cases – awards grants to each unit…

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