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VA, HHS partner on fraud prevention

January 24, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Health and Human Services and CMS are partnering to strengthen fraud prevention efforts.The agencies will share data, analytics tools and best practices for identifying and preventing fraud, waste and abuse, according to a press release.The VA plans to capitalize on the advancements CMS has made in this area, particularly the agency's use of advanced technology, statistics and analytics to improve fraud detection and prevention...

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CMS touts prevention efforts

July 20, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS's efforts to reduce improper payments have saved nearly $42 billion, according to a new report.The savings, from Oct. 1, 2012, to Sept. 30, 2014, equate to an average savings of $12.40 for every dollar spent, according to a new report form the Center for Program Integrity.The CPI's efforts include making sure enrolled healthcare providers are properly screened; using predictive analytics to prevent fraud, waste and abuse; and coordinating anti-fraud efforts with federal and external...

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