HHS compliance plan aimed at deterring Medicare fraud

Weissenstein, Eric
March 1997
Modern Healthcare;03/03/97, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p28
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Reports on the United States Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) model compliance program which is designed to prevent Medicare fraud. HHS's investigation of Medicare billing practices of clinical labs; Other compliance plans being introduced by the HHS; Comments from HHS Inspector General June Gibbs Brown; Information on what's included in the government's recommendations for companies.


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