Is 'doing business differently' enough to help cash flow?

December 2009
State Health Watch;Dec2009, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p8
The article discusses ways Medicaid programs are saving funds. In Connecticut, a data warehouse has been developed to detect fraud. Connecticut Medicaid received authorization to change its definition of medical necessity to be the same with the definition used by Medicare to make care more cost-effective. Utah Medicaid is considering the potential fiscal impact of health information technology (HIT).


Related Articles

  • The truth about fraud. Farnsworth, Chris // Washington Monthly;May97, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p16 

    Focuses on the problems of U.S. government about Medicaid fraud. Reactions of President Bill Clinton regarding Medicaid fraud; Purpose of the Medicare and Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act; Medicaid serious problem announced by General Accounting Office (GAO) Associate Director Leslie...

  • Congressmen call for increased efforts to combat growing Medicaid fraud. Cys, Jane // AHA News;11/15/99, Vol. 35 Issue 45, p6 

    Reports on lawmakers' calls for state and federal officials to step up their Medicaid fraud-fighting efforts in the United States. Cost of Medicaid fraud in 1998; Areas that could be improved; Reforms suggested by state agencies to avoid Medicaid fraud.

  • New York Medicaid fraud bill uses scan device.  // Medicine on the Net;May2011, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p4 

    The article reports that the proposed medical legislation of Assembly member Naomi Rivera and Senator Michael Ranzenhofer requires palm-scanning devices and identification cards to be part of a doctor's appointment to crack down Medicaid fraud in New York.

  • A wider Medicaid fraud net. Reske, Henry J. // ABA Journal;Jan1997, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p26 

    Reports on the implementation of amendments to a Medicaid fraud statute on January 1, 1997 that make it a crime under certain circumstances to transfer assets to become eligible for Medicaid. Focus on elderly persons who seek Medicaid-financed nursing home care after reducing their net worth by...

  • Medicaid combats fraud with better screening and more targeted audits.  // State Health Watch;Feb2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p8 

    The article discusses various fraud prevention initiatives currently implemented by Florida's Medicaid Program Integrity. According to the bureau chief, Mike Blackburn, they are currently searching for technology that will detect and deter fraud, abuse, and overpayments. On July 1, 2010, two...

  • State hopes new software will take a bite out of Medicaid fraud. Giddens, C.D. // Business Press;2/9/96, Vol. 8 Issue 41, p6 

    Reports on a computer software developed by Berkom USA which will detect frauds in Texas Medicaid. Specifications; Capabilities.

  • Fraud crack down in the United States.  // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/31/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7094, p1570 

    Focuses on an expanded Operation Restore Trust to prevent fraud and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid announced by US Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala.

  • White House credits healthcare reform law for record fraud bust. Pecquet, Julian // Hill;2/29/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 26, p12 

    The article reports on the efforts of the U.S. Medicare Fraud Strike Force in busting Medicare and Medicare fraud operations in the country.

  • Arizona figures finger-imaging can catch prescription fraud. Ukens, Carol // Drug Topics;2/19/2001, Vol. 145 Issue 4, p23 

    Focuses on a legislation to be adopted in Arizona which requires the scanning of patients' finger to prevent Medicaid prescription fraud. How the system will impact pharmacy operations in the state; Efforts of the Arizona Pharmacy Association to adopt the legislation.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics