TITLE

MEDICARE PART D: Some Plan Sponsors Have Not Completely Implemented Fraud and Abuse Programs, and CMS Oversight Has Been Limited

AUTHOR(S)
King, Kathleen M.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
GAO Reports;8/25/2008, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) known as the Medicare Part D established under the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA). It examines the extent to which certain Part D sponsors have implemented programs to control fraud, waste, and abuse. However, some plan sponsors have not completely implemented the programs, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) oversight has been limited.
ACCESSION #
34166731

 

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