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Medicare Fraud Strike Force Expands Operations Into Brooklyn, N.Y.; Tampa, Fla.; and Baton Rouge, La.
Date:12/15/2009

Medicare Fraud Strike Force teams in Baton Rouge, Tampa, and in Brooklyn. Along with teams already operating in Miami, Los Angeles, Houston and Detroit, these Strike Force operations will allow us to concentrate our agents and resources on the criminal hubs where we know a significant share of fraud occurs. Medicare is a sacred promise to America's seniors and we will do everything we can to protect it. The announcement we're making today is a significant step towards securing Medicare for seniors today and generations to come."

"Medicare fraud schemes are driven by greed -- pure and simple," said Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division. "The people who perpetrate these crimes rob Medicare of precious dollars by fraudulently billing for made-up or unnecessary services. In Miami, Los Angeles, Detroit and Houston, the Medicare Fraud Strike Force is making significant progress against these schemes. Through the Strike Force's proven data analysis, we are now also identifying and prosecuting the worst offenders in Brooklyn, Tampa and Baton Rouge, and we will continue to rid these communities of Medicare fraudsters."

The Strike Force operations in Brooklyn, Tampa and Baton Rouge are another important step of the Health Care Fraud Prevention & Enforcement Action Team (HEAT), a joint initiative announced in May 2009 between the Department of Justice and HHS to focus their joint efforts to reduce and prevent Medicare and Medicaid fraud through enhanced cooperation. The HEAT taskforce is made up of top-level law enforcement agents, prosecutors and staff from both Departments and their operating divisions. In the May 2009 announcement, Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the expansion of the Strike Force into Detroit and Houston to build upon existing partnerships between the agencies in a heightened effort to reduce fraud and recover taxpayer dollars.

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