TITLE

Medicaid is the New Medicare

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Mark
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2007, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Medicaid fraud initiatives in the U.S. Medicaid inspector general Jim Sheehan says the Medicaid push focuses more on edits and audits and reviews, which also could end up in cases. Marc Raspanti of Miller Alfano & Raspanti foresees other states hiring seasoned federal prosecutors and investigators. Senator Charles Grassley attached two measures to the 2005 Deficit Reduction Act intended to reduce Medicaid fraud. INSET: The New Medicaid Fraud Initiatives.
ACCESSION #
25539846

 

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