Prosecutions for Health Care Fraud on the Rise

August 30, 2011 Updated Aug 30, 2011 at 12:14 PM EDT

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Prosecutions for Health Care Fraud on the Rise

August 30, 2011 Updated Aug 30, 2011 at 12:14 PM EDT

The number of health care fraud prosecutions is on pace to rise 85-percent from last year according to new statistics, USA Today reported.

According to the story, statistics from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse show 903 prosecutions so far in 2011. In 2010, 731 people were prosecuted across the U.S.

Read the USA Today story HERE.