Public-health enemy no. 1: Medicare fraud

DeWitt, Anthony L.
August 1997
World & I;Aug97, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p298
Focuses on Medicare and Medicare fraud. Description of how the Medicare system works; Strategies used by hospitals to get around Medicare regulations; Impact of prospective payment; Common patterns of abuse of the system; Problems with Medicare fraud investigation; Weapons in the fight against Medicare fraud.


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