In a press release from the the Department of Health & Human Services regarding changes in healthcare last July the Obama administration announced a ground-breaking public-private partnership to prevent health care fraud:
“Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder today announced the launch of a ground-breaking partnership among the federal government, State officials, several leading private health insurance organizations, and other health care anti-fraud groups to prevent health care fraud. This voluntary, collaborative arrangement uniting public and private organizations is the next step in the Obama administrationâ€™s efforts to combat health care fraud and safeguard health care dollars to better protect taxpayers and consumers….” (Click here to read the article).
- What is the cost of fraud prevention and detection?
- Are the rules too complex to be 100% compliant?