The False Claims Act proved its effectiveness once again. Last year DoJ recovered a record amount of money in health care fraud cases. While this is real money, it's still a very small percentage of the amount of money stolen through fraud. We are recovering pennies on the dollar. Most experts estimate that health care fraud amounts to at least $100 Billion per year (probably even more). So collecting $3 or $4 Billion out of a fraud pot of $100 Billion is chump change. We have a lot of work to do in order to protect taxpayers.
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