This post was written by Mel Beras. As part of the Obama administration’s ongoing effort to combat health care fraud, Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder announced a new public-private partnership designed to share information and best practices in order to improve detection and prevent payment of fraudulent health care billings. Launched July 25, 2012, the voluntary, collaborative venture brings together the federal government, state officials, several private health insurance organizations, and other health care anti-fraud groups in an effort to expose deceptive schemes that cut across a number of public and private payers. To read the full post on Reed Smith’s Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog, click here.
Home Regulatory Developments Department of Health & Human Services Regulations Putting Contractors on Notice: The New Public-Private Partnership Joins DOJ, HHS, and Private Sector Partners to Combat Health Care Fraud