TITLE

GAO: Medicaid Needs Better Beneficiary, Provider Fraud Controls

AUTHOR(S)
Slabodkin, Greg
PUB. DATE
June 2015
SOURCE
Healthdatamanagement.com;6/3/2015, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the data from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding the compliance of beneficiaries and providers with the Medicaid enrollment process in 2015. Findings of a GAO audit show that several beneficiaries and providers were involved in possible fraudulent or improper payments during 2011. The audit also found the failure of states to detect individuals who died or moved in other states and discovered the lack of provider-enrollment screening.
ACCESSION #
103038343

 

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