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CMS Announces Final Rule to Prevent Medicare Fraud Saving Taxpayers Nearly $1.6 Billion Over Decade

Friday, April 27, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brian Lagana
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CMS Announces Final Rule To Prevent Fraud in Medicare and Save Taxpayers Nearly $1.6 Billion Over 10 Years
Law Requires Stronger Standards for Ordering and Certifying Medical Services, Equipment, and Supplies

On April 24, CMS announced a final rule that prevents fraud in Medicare and is estimated to save taxpayers nearly $1.6 billion over 10 years.

This rule ensures that only qualified, identifiable providers and suppliers can order or certify certain medical services, equipment and supplies for people with Medicare. The rule also helps ensure beneficiaries receive quality care because CMS will verify the credentials of a provider who is ordering or certifying equipment and supplies.  Click here to read the complete story.

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