TITLE

(CONGRESS) HHS Plans to Expand Info Collection from Healthcare Providers

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Community Health Funding Week;7/15/2011, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plans of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General to collect data from healthcare providers in order to better understand the relationship between provider groups and to identify improper Medicare payments. According to Lewis Morris, chief counsel of the HHS, HHS will work with hospitals to ensure that information is used to increase the efficiency of Medicare payment audits.
ACCESSION #
63889303

 

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