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Nominee Tom Price Wants Shift Away from Medical Necessity Audits To Anti-Fraud Audits

CMS should focus its billing audits less on verifying medical necessity and more on rooting out blatant fraud, the agency’s likely next secretary said Tuesday. Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., made statements to that affect while appearing before the Senate Finance … Continue reading

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Senate Finance Committee Readies Bill to Improve Medicare Audit & Appeals Process

Senator Hatch Announces Markup of Audit & Appeal Fairness, Integrity, and Reforms in Medicare (AFIRM) Act of 2015 Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) bring their new bipartisan bill, the Audit & Appeal Fairness, Integrity, and Reforms in Medicare … Continue reading

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