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Feds Step Up Medicare Anti-Fraud Efforts

USA Today: Policing Of Medicare Fraud Explodes Over Two Years
The government has revoked the ability of 14,663 providers and suppliers to bill Medicare over the past two years — almost two and a half times the number that had been revoked in the previous two years, new Department of Health and Human Services statistics to be released Thursday show. In some states, the number of revocations has quadrupled (Kennedy, 6/5).

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