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Report: The Fed’s System To Detect Medicaid Fraud Is Inadequate

The Associated Press: Report: Systems To Catch Medicaid Fraud Inadequate
The federal government's systems for analyzing Medicare and Medicaid data for possible fraud are inadequate and underused, making it more difficult to detect the billions of dollars in fraudulent claims paid out each year, according to a report released Tuesday (Kennedy, 7/12). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.