TITLE

CMS Oversight of Part D Sponsors' Fraud and Abuse Programs Has Been Limited, but CMS Plans Oversight Expansion

AUTHOR(S)
King, Kathleen M.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/3/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on issues related to the Medicare Part D administration in the U.S., by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). It stresses that the implementation of the country's medical policy is at risk for waste, fraud, and abuse. It notes that the Medicare Part D which is administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is the voluntary, outpatient prescription drug benefit for eligible individuals 65 years and above and people with disabilities.
ACCESSION #
48809363

 

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