Attorney General Jeff Sessions called it "largest health care fraud takedown operation in American history." Yesterday over 400 people were charged with taking part in a massive health care fraud operation and opioid scams. 32 people in Michigan were charged with making 218 million bucks in false claims. Nationwide it's over 1.3 BILLION.

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The opioid epidemic and the heroin epidemic are intertwined. Once people can't get these over-prescribed opioids, they turn to heroin and street drugs that are cheaper and more deadly. It's hit a lot of families in Michigan.

Florida, the armpit of America, had one place that is alleged to have recruited addicts with gift cards and visits to strip clubs, leading to $58 million in false treatments and tests.

AG Jeff Sessions said nearly 300 health care providers are being suspended or banned from participating in federal health care programs.

 

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