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.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released a new report offering fresh evidence that the recovery audit contractors (RACs) pilot program is successfully identifying improper payments.
Through more aggressive local oversight and specially targeted fraud and abuse initiatives, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has saved more than $2 billion in Medicare claims in special projects focusing on infusion therapy and those services provided by Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced new initiatives to provide clear guidance on Medicare billing and a new demonstration project using recovery audit contractors (RACs) as part of CMS’ further efforts to assure accurate payments.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Mark B. McClellan, M.D., Ph.D. today announced a new CMS initiative and a proposed regulation to protect the nation’s largest federal health programs from fraud and abuse and further reduce improper payments through the use of enhanced electronic tools now available.