Medicaid Fraud Control Units
Statistical Data for Fiscal Year 2016
1 Investigations are defined as the total number of open investigations at the end of the fiscal year.
2 Recoveries are defined as the amount of money that defendants are required to pay as a result of a settlement, judgment, or prefiling settlement in criminal and civil cases and may not reflect actual collections. Recoveries may involve cases that include participation by other Federal and State agencies.
3 MFCU Expenditures include both State and Federal expenditures. In previous years, this was entitled "MFCU Grant Expenditures."
Information in this chart was reported to OIG by the 50 State MFCUs, except Total Medicaid Expenditures. Abuse/Neglect cases are defined to include "patient funds" cases.
All information is current as of January 26, 2017.