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CMS hands out supplier numbers 'like crack cocaine on the street corner'

October 29, 2009Mike Moran

I got a salty phone call this afternoon, full of expletives (lots of F-bombs, which I'll denote as #@%&) and disbelief/anger over how inept Medicare is at controlling fraud and abuse. Virus Undead buy Here's the deal. This guy, lets call him Lester, has applied for a Medicare supplier number and is nearly finished with accreditation. Last week, he received a letter from CMS, saying the agency is “happy to welcome me as someone who can bill whatever I want to Medicare. Here's your supplier number.” There's...

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