Healthcare OK in budget cuts

DoBias, Matthew
May 2009
Modern Healthcare;5/11/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 19, p08
Trade Publication
The article unveils the plan of the U.S. government to increase federal spending on a program designed to deal with fraud and abuse within Medicare and Medicaid. The budget allots $1.7 billion in multiyear increases to enhance Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control (HCFAC) program. It also gives the Indian Health Service $454 million more. Government officials claimed that such budget changes could lead to a $316 billion savings.


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