Washinton, DC / USA - April 22 2019: The northern facade of the Department of Justice building in the Nations capital .  (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Department of Justice (DOJ) released a report on Feb. 7 detailing the settlements and judgments it obtained under the federal False Claims Act (FCA) for the fiscal year (FY) ending Sept. 30, 2022. The statement provides a wealth of information about the government’s fight against federal program fraud, especially fraud relating to federal health insurance programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE, the health insurance program for active-duty and retired uniformed services members and their families.

Other frauds are also highlighted in depth in the DOJ’s report, available at https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/false-claims-act-settlements-and-judgments-exceed-2-billion-fiscal-year-2022, including fraud relating to the government’s purchase of goods and services in connection with military and similar programs, cyber fraud, and small business contracting fraud—but health care fraud remains the predominant problem.

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