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Commentary: Raising the bar on 'cooperating fully' with the government

Commentary: Raising the bar on 'cooperating fully' with the government

By Lisa S. Rivera and Jeff H. Gibson  |  November 11, 2016

With the publication last year of a policy memo that called on prosecutors to consider individual liability in all corporate misconduct cases, the U.S. Justice Department immediately accomplished one goal: The memo from Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates made everyone sit up and take...

Eric Holder leaving controversial legacy of increased emphasis on healthcare fraud

Eric Holder leaving controversial legacy of increased emphasis on healthcare fraud

By Bob Herman  |  September 25, 2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation will signal the end of a tenure during which the federal government ramped up efforts to prevent and penalize healthcare fraud—efforts that raised the ire of healthcare stakeholders who believe the feds have been overzealous in some of their...

U.S. won't reveal records on HealthCare.gov security

By Associated Press  |  August 19, 2014

After promising not to withhold government information over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's healthcare website because doing so could "potentially" allow...

N.C. mayor finishes walk to D.C. to protest hospital closure

N.C. mayor finishes walk to D.C. to protest hospital closure

July 28, 2014

A North Carolina mayor fighting for the hospital that closed in his rural town finished his two-week protest march to the nation's capital, where he told a crowd that his community's problems are part of a larger healthcare struggle.

Phoenix VA hospital missed care for 1,700 vets

Phoenix VA hospital missed care for 1,700 vets

By Associated Press  |  May 28, 2014

About 1,700 veterans in need of care were "at risk of being lost or forgotten" after being kept off the official waiting list at the troubled Phoenix veterans hospital, the Veterans Affairs watchdog said Wednesday in a scathing report that increases pressure on Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

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