TITLE

Fraud, CMS cost Medicaid: GAO

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Mark
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;8/23/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 34, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that state Medicaid programs lost substantial amount of money to fraud and abuse and the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) oversight of state program integrity efforts may be insufficient, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Description of instances of large-scale fraud; Information on a letter sent by Senate Finance Committee chairman Chuck Grassley to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson and CMS administrator Mark McClellan; Visitation of fraud prevention and detection programs by GAO investigators.
ACCESSION #
14356989

 

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