Wade A. McFaul
Former Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge (HHS-OIG)
Wade A. McFaul is the former long-time Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Los Angeles Regional Office.
HHS-OIG Career. Special Agent McFaul previously managed healthcare fraud agents from the Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, and Honolulu field offices and he served as the former HHS supervisor of the Los Angeles Medicare Fraud Strike Force. Over a career spanning more than twenty years on the forefront of government investigations, Mr. McFaul led hundreds of civil and criminal investigations involving physicians, laboratories, durable medical equipment suppliers, diagnostic testing facilities, pharmacies, and other healthcare sectors often in connection with the FBI, the DEA, the IRS, the Department of Defense, the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, and various U.S. Attorney’s Offices.
Auditing & Healthcare Fraud Defense. With more than 25 years of experience pertaining to healthcare, Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurance fraud investigations and audits, Mr. McFaul is an indispensable asset when it comes to helping corporate clients and healthcare providers passing audits and defending against government investigations. In addition to extensive, managerial and executive experience gained in hundreds of government healthcare investigations, Special Agent McFaul also offers clients substantial knowledge when it comes to CMS audits, audits by government intermediaries and private insurance carriers.
Education & Accolades. A member of the United States Marine Corps, Mr. McFaul served the 3rd Battalion 9th Marines of the First Marine Division before graduating from California State University with a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice.