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Coalition Applauds Bipartisan Effort to Combat Billions of Dollars in Healthcare Waste, Fraud and Abuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2013 Coalition Applauds Bipartisan Effort to Combat Billions of Dollars in Healthcare Waste, Fraud and Abuse PRIME Act will help curb improper payments, strengthen Medicaid and Medicare Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Healthcare Claims Integrity (ACHCI) today issued the following statement regarding the Preventing Improper Medicare & Medicaid Expenditures (PRIME) Act, a bill proposed by Senators Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Tom Coburn (R. Okla.), as well as Reps. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) and John […]

Coalition: Legislation Limits Programs that Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2013 Legislation Limits Programs that Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare Senate and House legislation works to curtail the ability of auditors to carry out highly-effective waste, fraud and abuse prevention programs Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Healthcare Claims Integrity (ACHCI) issued the following statement regarding the introduction of companion legislation in the Senate (S. 1012) that would undermine the efficacy of the highly-effective recovery audit contractors that work with the Medicare […]

Coalition: CMS’ Proposed Rule Disincentivizes Providers to Bill Medicare Properly and Accurately

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2013 Coalition: CMS’ Proposed Rule Disincentivizes Providers to Bill Medicare Properly and Accurately Rule threatens Medicare beneficiaries and Trust Fund solvency with ‘endless loop of rebilling’ Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Healthcare Claims Integrity (ACHCI) today issued the following statement from spokesperson Becky Reeves after submitting comments to CMS on the Medicare Part B Inpatient Billing in Hospitals proposed rule (CMS-1455-P). “After carefully reviewing the proposed rule, we are gravely concerned about […]

Coalition: Legislation Will Limit Programs that Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2013 Coalition: Legislation Will Limit Programs that Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare Bill seeks to curtail the ability of auditors to carry out highly effective waste, fraud and abuse prevention programs Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Healthcare Claims Integrity (ACHCI) issued the following statement regarding new legislation introduced today by Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) that aims to limit the number of documents that recovery auditors […]

Coalition of Healthcare Auditors Warns Against Efforts to Undermine Government Accountability Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2013 Coalition of Healthcare Auditors Warns Against Efforts to Undermine Government Accountability Programs Highly-effective waste, fraud and abuse prevention programs are at risk; proposed changes could cost Medicare nearly $1 billion each year Washington, D.C. – The American Coalition for Healthcare Claims Integrity (ACHCI) today warned against efforts to restructure several highly effective government accountability and transparency programs that were expanded under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2009. During the 112th Congress, […]

Coalition Launches New Website

  The American Coalition for Healthcare Claims Integrity (ACHCI) today announced the launch of a new website, ProperPayments.org, that highlights the ongoing work of government accountability programs and private sector partners in the fight against waste, fraud and abuse in the nation’s healthcare system. Founded in 2009, the American Coalition for Healthcare Claims Integrity (ACHCI) is a non-profit organization committed to achieving 100% accuracy in payment claims submitted to public and private sector healthcare payors. The coalition’s mission is to educate […]