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Resource ID: #13291
Subject: Health Care
Source: MEDICAID
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A revitalized False Claims Act is proving to be a new weapon for health-care employees who blow the whistle on rip-offs. The qui tam provision of the act, enables employees of government contractors to bring fraud suits on behalf of the government, essentially broadened the Department of Justice's investigatory function by privatizing part of it. The article focuses on a particular case that resulted in U.S. Homecare, a major Medicare provider, repaying the government $650,000. (May 1996)

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