The federal and state governments spend approximately $1.4 trillion every year on Medicare and Medicaid. With so much money flowing to these and other government healthcare programs—including Tricare, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) program, and the Indian Health Service (IHS) program—it’s no wonder that fraud is rampant in the healthcare industry. The following table lists the top 50 healthcare-related settlements under the False Claims Act (FCA) and its state counterparts since 2008.

Settlements that are highlighted involved Baron & Budd attorneys.