TITLE

Feds targeting billing fraud

AUTHOR(S)
Blesch, Gregg
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;5/25/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 21, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts of the federal government to address Medicare and Medicaid fraud in the U.S. Federal budget was allocated to overhaul the way healthcare is provided and paid for in the country. The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama and Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress specifically would like to deal with the money lost on fraud and abuse. With this, healthcare and law enforcement officials announced a cooperation to find and prosecute perpetrators who are stealing from government health programs.
ACCESSION #
40829464

 

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