TITLE

GAO'S 2013 HIGH-RISK UPDATE Medicare and Medicaid

PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
GAO Reports;2/27/2013, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers reasons why the Government Accountability Office (GAO) designated Medicaid and Medicare as high risk in the U.S. The agency rated Medicare as high-risk in 1990 due to its intricacy as well as its vulnerability to improper payments, thereby making it difficult to manage. Meanwhile, it also designated Medicaid as high-risk due to its size, diverse programs, growth and fiscal oversight adequacy.
ACCESSION #
86938222

 

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