Improper Payment

GAO wants overhaul of Medicare, Medicaid anti-fraud strategy

GAO wants overhaul of Medicare, Medicaid anti-fraud strategy

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should develop a stronger risk-based anti-fraud strategy for the Medicare and Medicaid programs, a federal watchdog group said Tuesday.

RAC program fails to adequately reduce improper payments: GAO

RAC program fails to adequately reduce improper payments: GAO

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has fallen short in its efforts to prevent improper Medicare payments through the use of recovery audit contractors (RACs),a new Government Accountability Office report asserts.