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Senators Scrutinize CMS over Felons Enrolled in Medicare —12/12/11

Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) are questioning the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) ability to protect seniors and taxpayer dollars, when the organization has allowed dozens of convicted felons to enroll in Medicare and bill the government for services. “We believe that the lack of systematic editing, the refusal to implement enhanced oversight of high-risk providers and suppliers, and malleable policy positions are the wrong direction for the Medicare program,” the senators have stated.

Read more at: http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2011/12/12/gvsd1212.htm

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