CMS Must Overhaul Medicare Fraud Oversight, Sens. Say

Law360, New York (January 11, 2013, 2:16 PM EST) -- A bipartisan group of senators on Thursday urged the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to revamp its Medicare Parts C and D fraud prevention program, after a report highlighted agency barriers that contributed to a CMS anti-fraud contractor’s poor performance.

According to a statement by Sens. Tom Carper, D-Del.; Tom Coburn, R-Okla.; Max Baucus, D-Mont.; and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, CMS must heed the improvements to its oversight of the Medicare Advantage, or Part C, and prescription drug, or Part D, programs recommended by a U.S....
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