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Prepared Remarks of Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey on the Justice Department's Efforts to Combat Healthcare Fraud Nationwide
Date:5/28/2008

ge, complex cases.

Each of these three elements is important, and in combination they are powerful. You're getting the word out that no criminal is safe. Not the fly-by-night supplier whose storefront is really a vacant office; not the multi-billion dollar corporation that's marking up prices by 2000 percent for Medicare and Medicaid; and not the individual corporate officer who files a false certification to back up the claims.

All of these cases take criminals out of the system, and save or return much-needed dollars. They also deter others from trying to game the system. This last point is important.

We cannot prosecute our way out of this problem. For every crooked durable medical equipment company we bust, there is another one to replace it before the ink on the indictment is dry. For every wayward provider we charge, there are others willing to engage in the same frauds. The money, and the temptation, are simply too big.

That's why the deterrent effect is such an important part of your cases. These are highly deterrable offenses, and those who might otherwise be tempted to commit them do not want to do time.

In addition, we must learn lessons from these prosecutions that will help us to devise ways of preventing a recurrence of these frauds. That is one reason why the cooperative efforts of agencies such as the Department of Health and Human Services are vital to our long-term success. My message to all of you is to keep it up.

I thank you for hard work, and I know your country thanks you too.


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