Healthcare fraud: A look back at a pivotal year

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From a healthcare fraud enforcement perspective, 2016 was nothing short of a dynamic year. (Getty/Devonyu)

From a healthcare fraud enforcement perspective, 2016 was nothing short of a dynamic year. 

It was punctuated by the arrival of several important trends within the addiction treatment, post-acute care and compound pharmaceutical industries.

It also featured a Supreme Court ruling on a False Claims Act legal theory, and a changing enforcement landscape in the aftermath of the Yates memo.

As 2016 comes to a close, let's look back at some of the fraud trends that emerged—or in some cases intensified—over the past 12 months.

Healthcare fraud: A look back at a pivotal year