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Government Enforcement Agencies Increasing Focus on Telehealth Fraud

Carlton Fields white collar crime and government investigations attorney Erin J. Hoyle was quoted in a Health Evolution article about enforcement agencies putting additional resources into cracking down on telehealth fraud.

“With the COVID-19 pandemic, [the health care industry] received significant monetary distribution in federal money to ramp up these telehealth services. What you typically see is once enforcement agencies get their feet under them, they will begin looking for bad actors because they recognize it’s very important to ensure program integrity when there are large sums of money at play and patient safety is an issue,” Hoyle told the publication.

READ: Health Evolution, “Government enforcement agencies increasing focus on telehealth fraud


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