UnitedHealth Group Joins Federal Government's Fight Against Healthcare FraudMinnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group is one of many private payors who has agreed to share information with federal regulators looking to crack down on healthcare billing fraud, according to the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.
UnitedHealth Group will be sharing billing claims data to be sorted through by federal officials looking for red flags of billing fraud or double-billing.
The healthcare group is joining President Barack Obama's fight against a reported $80 billion in healthcare fraud that occurs for Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance billing each year.
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