Feds targeting billing fraud

Blesch, Gregg
May 2009
Modern Healthcare;5/25/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 21, p12
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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.


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