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

July 2011
Community Health Funding Week;7/15/2011, p8
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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.


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