TITLE

Additional Reporting May Help CMS Oversee Prescription-Drug Fraud Controls

AUTHOR(S)
Bagdoyan, Seto J.
PUB. DATE
August 2015
SOURCE
GAO Reports;8/10/15, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office which concludes that additional reporting may help the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) oversee prescription-drug fraud controls. Topics include the potential controls that are not included in CMS' reporting requirements, background to the Medication prescription-drug programs, and reliability issues limiting usefulness of Medicaid data for identifying indicators of potential fraud and abuse.
ACCESSION #
109099678

 

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