Medicare overspending in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi
Business Journal Friday 27th January, 2017
Tennessee is not among the top states for Medicare waste, according to new research based on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid data. But, at least one of its neighbors is.
Tennessee ranks 39th, while Arkansas ranks 10th and Mississippi ranks 17th in the amount of Medicare overspending, or improper payments, to health care providers.
To see the states’ numbers, click on the gallery.
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