TITLE

Toll-free hotline to fight Medicaid, Medicare fraud

PUB. DATE
July 1995
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;7/15/95, Vol. 86 Issue 28, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a national hotline has been established by the Department of Health and Human Services to report health care fraud involving Medicare and Medicaid programs. Partnership of federal and state agencies to crack down on Medicare fraud; States to be targeted for the anti-fraud project.
ACCESSION #
9508080386

 

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