CMS snags $42 billion in Medicare and Medicaid fraud with predictive analytics

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid reported that it has saved nearly $42 billion in fraudulent and improper Medicare and Medicaid payments.
The savings amount to an average of $12.40 for each dollar spent on Medicare program integrity activities, Shantanu Agrawal, MD, Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Program Integrity, wrote in a CMS blog.
To attain these savings, …
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