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Table 8 Data Declaration

FBI Health Care Fraud Arrests by FBI Field Office, 2015

The FBI collected these arrest data from the FBI’s internal case-management system.

General Comment

This table provides the arrests by FBI field offices for violations of sections of the U.S. Code relevant to Health Care Fraud.

Methodology

The data used in creating this table are from the arrest information reported as accomplishments in the FBI’s internal case management system. These data include arrests by the FBI or task forces for the following:

Title

Section

Title 18 USC

669   – Theft or embezzlement in connection with health care

 

1035 – False statements relating to health care

 

1347 – Healthcare fraud

 

1518 – Obstruction of criminal investigations of health care offenses

 

Data were not included for arrests made in a joint investigation with other agencies when a local or state code was used nor for Health Care Fraud cases when a different provision of the U.S. Code was used for the basis of arrest.

Population estimation

Population estimates used in this table are the U.S. Census Bureau published resident population estimates for counties for 2015. The U.S. Census Bureau calculates estimates based on the decennial census of 2010 and by applying measures of population changes. See https://www.census.gov/popest/data/counties/totals/2015/CO-EST2015-01.html for further information on county breakdowns for each state.