State Medicaid anti-fraud units to use federal funds for data mining


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A new rule from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of the Inspector General allows states to use federal funds for data mining in their fight against Medicaid fraud.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recovered more than $4.2 billion in the 2012 fiscal year from attempts to defraud the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

Read more: State Medicaid anti-fraud units to use federal funds for data mining – FierceHealthIT http://www.fiercehealthit.com/story/new-rule-allows-state-medicaid-anti-fraud-units-use-federal-funds-data-mini/2013-05-20#ixzz2TrS5m5fg 
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