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Private sector best practices can improve Medicare solvency

Private sector best practices can improve Medicare solvency Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma delivered a speech at the Commonwealth Club sharing that the agency has a long way to go to prevent Medicare waste, fraud and abuse. She went on to say that the agency must learn from the private sector how to be more fiscally efficient. Administrator Verma cited that the Medicare program only reviews three tenths of one percent of all claims […]

Verma: CMS Has A Long Way To Go To Improve Medicare Program Integrity

Verma: CMS Has A Long Way To Go To Improve Medicare Program Integrity CMS Administrator Seema Verma said the agency has a long way to go to prevent Medicare waste, fraud and abuse, and pointed to the small percentage of claims that Medicare reviews, though Center for Program Integrity Director Alec Alexander recently touted Medicare’s falling improper pay rate before a House Ways & Means panel. Some providers and one beneficiary advocate raised concerns that Verma’s remarks could indicate a […]