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CMS flaunts fraud savings, revocations

June 6, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS says its anti-fraud efforts in 2011 and 2012 have recovered more than $14.9 billion in healthcare fraud, judgments, settlements and administrative impositions, according to a press release.A big reason for the agency's success: new fraud-fighting powers and tools in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).Since March 2011, when the ACA was signed into law, the agency has revoked the ability of 14,663 providers to bill the Medicare program, compared with 6,307 revocations in the two years prior....

Affordable Care Act, CMS, DME, Fraud, HME, Marilyn Tavenner, Medicare, Medicare Summary Notices


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