Clinton unveils strict fraud-and-abuse legislation

Asplund, Jon
March 1997
AHA News;03/31/97, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p1
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Reports on the unveiling of a package of regulations and penalties to fight Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse, dubbed as the Medicare/Medicaid Anti-Waste, Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act of 1997. Reaction of the American Hospital Association (AHA) to the legislation; Implications of the legislation for hospitals; Concerns raised regarding the possibility of undercutting provider protection already in place.


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