TITLE

Weaknesses Remain in Addressing Vulnerabilities to Improper Payments, Although Improvements Made to Contractor Oversight

AUTHOR(S)
King, Kathleen M.; Daly, Kathy L.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/31/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the failures of the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in addressing vulnerabilities identified by the recovery audit contractor (RAC) that led to improper payments. It notes that the failures include the absence of process to evaluate RAC findings, to determine appropriate responses to RAC findings and to implement corrective actions during the RAC national program.
ACCESSION #
49049233

 

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