House Panel Chair Grills CMS On Anti-Fraud Contractors

Law360, New York (April 25, 2012, 7:19 PM EDT) -- The chairman of a U.S. House of Representatives oversight panel demanded extensive details on the federal Medicare agency's anti-fraud contractors Wednesday, including a list of all contractors under the anti-fraud program and their performance, how much they were paid and how much they recovered.

Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La., the chairman of the Ways and Means Committee's Oversight Subcommittee, said the information was critical to his committee's review of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' anti-fraud efforts and the performance of its contractors.

“As program integrity...
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