Building on strong anti-fraud efforts already underway, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner today announced temporary moratoria on the enrollment of new home health provider and ambulance supplier enrollments in Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in three fraud “hot spot” areas of the country.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced a proposed rule that would increase rewards paid to Medicare beneficiaries and other individuals whose tips about suspected fraud lead to the successful recovery of funds to as high as $9.9 million.
On April 24, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would increase incentives for people to report information that leads to a recovery of funds from individuals and entities that have or are engaged in Medicare fraud and abuse.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS ) announced today a proposed rule that will increase public awareness of financial relationships between drug and device manufacturers and certain health care providers.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) has proposed revisions to the Medicare Advantage program and prescription drug benefit program (Part D) that would implement new benefits under the Affordable Care Act and increase patient protections.
On the heels of the White House launch of the Campaign to Cut Waste - an administration wide initiative to crack down on waste, fraud and abuse, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that starting July 1, it will begin using innovative predictive modeling technology to fight Medicare fraud.
As part of the Administration’s enhanced efforts to reduce improper payments in Federal programs, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued the final regulations that will fully implement improvements to the Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
New Medicare nursing home payment rates for fiscal 2006, proposed today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), will refine the way nursing homes are paid to ensure quality, efficiency, and accuracy of payments, without reducing revenue for the industry.