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The DEA has reached an agreement with 48 attorneys general to share prescription drug data with one another to support ongoing investigations.
AG Jeff Sessions said this week that the government will focus on prescribers in its ongoing efforts to combat the opioid epidemic.
Fraud recoveries dipped to $4.13 billion in 2017, but Inspector General Daniel Levinson says data analytics continue to be a key part of enforcement.
Doctors are increasingly facing charges—even for murder—when their patients overdose on opioid painkillers they prescribed.
The U.S. attorney general isn’t letting up on efforts to go after doctors and other medical professionals who overprescribe opioids.
The Department of Justice announced it will create a unit that will use healthcare fraud data to combat the opioid epidemic.