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Obama Administration Announces Ground-breaking Public-Private Partnership to Prevent Health Care Fraud

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder announced a new initiative to prevent health care fraud.  This new arrangement allows state officials to partner with private insurance organizations and other health care anti-fraud groups.  The partnership allows for the sharing of information and best practices to improve fraud detection and prevent fraudulent payments.  One key objective of this partnership is to share information on particular fraud schemes, specific billing codes, and geographic hotspots for fraudulent activity.

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