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Evan H. Krinick, managing partner, Rivkin Radler Evan H. Krinick, managing partner, Rivkin Radler

It has been over a decade since the U.S. Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly created the federal government’s first Medicare Fraud Strike Force (MFSF) in South Florida. Their goal was to reduce and prevent Medicare and Medicaid fraud through enhanced interagency cooperation. Since then, the program has grown to 15 strike forces operating in 24 federal districts, including in Brooklyn and, since August 2018, in the Newark-Philadelphia region, which in particular has been tasked with targeting health care fraud and illegal opioid prescriptions.

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