TITLE

Public-health enemy no. 1: Medicare fraud

AUTHOR(S)
DeWitt, Anthony L.
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
World & I;Aug97, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p298
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Medicare and Medicare fraud. Description of how the Medicare system works; Strategies used by hospitals to get around Medicare regulations; Impact of prospective payment; Common patterns of abuse of the system; Problems with Medicare fraud investigation; Weapons in the fight against Medicare fraud.
ACCESSION #
9707291034

 

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