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Study: Medicare contractors vulnerable to conflicts

Firms that are paid tens of millions of dollars to root out Medicare fraud are bidding on contracts to investigate companies they are doing business with, sometimes their own parent companies, according to a government report released Tuesday.

Tags: industry , acquisition ,

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 02:01pm EDT

IG: Medicare contractors vulnerable to conflicts of interest

Firms that are paid tens of millions of dollars to root out Medicare fraud are bidding on contracts to investigate companies they are doing business with, sometimes their own parent companies, according to a government report released Tuesday.

Tags: Daniel Levinson , HHS OIG , Medicare fraud , contracting , acquisition , industry

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 05:19pm EDT

On the show today - April 2

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: Greg Shannon , CERT , Ana Galindo-Marrone , OSC , Hatch Act , Peter Budetti , In Depth , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 01:20am EDT

Legislative changes needed to make bigger dent in improper payments

OMB controller Danny Werfel said the computer matching provisions in the Privacy Act make it harder for agencies to share information that would make stopping or finding waste, fraud and abuse easier. Senate lawmakers agreed they need to update the law to protect information but reduce the complexities.

Tags: management , financial management , Danny Werfel , Tom Coburn , Tom Carper , OMB , Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Co , GAO , HHS , Recovery audits , improper payments , waste, fraud and abuse , IRS , SSA , Tax delinquent contractors , industry , Jason Miller

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 05:21am EDT
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Health care IT

Kerry McDermott, senior policy director at WestHealth Policy Center will discuss a wide range of healthcare issues, with host John Gilroy.
March 20, 2012(Encore presentation May 22, 2012)

Tags: technology , health care , health IT , Veterans Affairs , Federal Communications Commission , Kerry McDermott , WestHealth Policy Center , data security , healthcare reform , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 11:12pm EDT
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CMS eyes $370M goal in stemming improper payments

Jon Blum, the deputy administrator and director for the Center of Medicare at CMS, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the agency's new goal of stopping $370 million in improper payments.

Tags: technology , improper payments , financial management , Jon Blum , In Depth , Francis Rose

Monday - 03/05/2012, 08:46pm EST
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CMS $77M anti-fraud effort disappoints

Launched last summer, a $77 million computer system to stop Medicare fraud before it happens had prevented just one suspicious payment by Christmas. That saved taxpayers exactly $7,591.

Tags: Tom Carper , improper payments , waste, fraud and abuse

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 04:18pm EST

GAO: Medicare data tools have hit snags

The Government Accountability Office took a look at CMS' data analysis and Valerie Melvin, director of information management and technology resources issues at GAO, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the watchdog agency's latest report.

Tags: In Depth , GAO , Valerie Melvin , data analytics

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 07:28pm EST
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Obama's Medicare nominee gets GOP leader's support

President Barack Obama's Medicare nominee Tuesday got unexpected support from one of Congress' Republican stars. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told The Associated Press that Marilyn Tavenner is "eminently qualified" to run Medicare.

Tags: Marilyn Tavenner , Don Berwick

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 06:07pm EST
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