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$10 MILLION IN GRANTS AIMED AT ENROLLING AMERICAN INDIAN, ALASKA NATIVE KIDS IN HEALTH CARE TO BE AWARDED
TRIBES AND INDIAN HEALTH PROVIDERS URGED TO APPLY

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As part of the Obama Administration's goal of reducing waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) significantly revised and improved its calculations of Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) error rates in 2009, reflecting a more complete accounting of Medicare's improper payments than in past years.
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HOW NEW STANDARDS FOR TOUGHER ERROR RATE WERE APPLIED IN THIS YEARS 2009 IMPROPER PAYMENTS REPORT

For 2009, CMS improved how it reviews Medicare claims for inpatient hospital services and eliminated the use of past billing records as part of a compl

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CMS REPORTS RESULTS OF 2008 MEDICARE PHYSICIAN QUALITY REPORTING INITIATIVE

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