TITLE

MEDICARE FRAUD, WASTE, AND ABUSE: Challenges and Strategies for Preventing Improper Payments

AUTHOR(S)
King, Kathleen M.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;6/15/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The June 15, 2010 report of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on challenges for preventing fraud in Medicare is presented. It provides an overview of the challenges and strategies identified by GAO on five key areas in preventing fraud, waste, abuse, and improper payments estimated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). It cites the recommendations for the CMS to strengthen its provider enrollment process and standards and improve pre-payment review of claims.
ACCESSION #
51837736

 

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