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OIG Squads Up!

New OIG Litigation Team will Tackle Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Cases

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General has created a new team of attorneys focused solely on litigation involving Medicare and Medicaid fraud.

The new team was announced at the American Health Lawyers Association’s annual meeting Tuesday, and aims to help fill an enforcement gap among attorneys handling civil penalty and exclusion cases, OIG officials said. Previously, attorneys worked on OIG-initiated litigation in addition to other cases.
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