CMS Wants Provider Help to Prevent COVID-related Medicare Fraud

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As COVID-19 vaccines begin rolling out across the country CMS is taking action to protect the health and safety of our nation’s patients and providers and keeping you updated on the latest COVID-19 resources from HHS, CDC and CMS. With information coming from many different sources, CMS has compiled resources and materials to help you […]

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CMS Pushes Effort to Curb Medicare Fraud

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CMS wants stakeholder input on how best to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in Medicare  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is launching a new five-part campaign to deter and punish waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare program, CMS Administrator Seema Verma wrote in a blog post earlier this week. “Medicare’s transformation […]

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Using Machines to Detect Medicare Fraud

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In a development that could have significant impact across the health care spectrum, researchers at Florida Atlantic University are using a form of advanced pattern matching to teach “machines” to detect Medicare fraud, according to a new study in Health Information Science and Systems. Currently, human beings investigate and audit Medicare claims to find certain […]

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Key House Panel Takes Aim at Medicare Fraud

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Declaring there is “too much” fraud in Medicare payments, members of a key House of Representatives subcommittee vowed to attack the problem and called witnesses to suggest various means of doing so. On Tuesday, July 17th, the Oversight Subcommittee of the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee held a hearing titled, Combating Fraud in […]

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