TITLE

CMS Assists Beneficiaries Affected by Inappropriate Marketing but Has Limited Data on Scope of Issue

AUTHOR(S)
Cosgrove, James
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/19/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the inappropriate marketing of Medicare and Medicaid health insurance by Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations through the supervision of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). GAO investigates the compliance and enforcement actions of CMS and how it helps beneficiaries experiencing such wrongdoing. Moroever, GAO recommends the need of collecting data on the extent of inappropriate marketing.
ACCESSION #
58622928

 

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