The HEAT is on!

flames.jpgA new moniker in the long list of federal task forces. Federal Agencies generally get the three letter moinker; FBI, IRS, CIA, OIG, DOD, etc. Task forces get more letters and try to do acronyms; HIDTA (DEA), FinCEN, OFAC (Treasury), OCDETF (DOJ).
Now we finally have a task force with a cool name: HEAT (Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team). And they have been busy between Miami, Detroit and Huston. In one week, six indictments and allegations of $282 million in fraud from DME, to Pain Management, to therapy.
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