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Report: Systems to catch Medicaid fraud inadequate – 07/12/11

Last week, the Government Accountability Office released a report stating that current systems for catching Medicare and Medicaid fraud are inadequate.  Additionally, only 41, of the 639 analysts which were supposed to have been trained to use the system, have been trained.  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is trying to improve protection with a separate technology program.  Something has to be done to curtail the $60 billion to $90 billion in fraudulent claims paid out each year.

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/jul/12/report-systems-catch-medicaid-fraud-inadequate/

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