When most people consider what the new health reform law will bring, they think of coverage expansions or even tax hikes. But officials at the Department of Health and Human Services want you to think about waste, fraud, and abuse– cracking down on them that is.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently joined Attorney General Eric Holder to tell reporters about new tools in the Affordable Care Act that will mean increasing scrutiny of health care fraud.
Hear all the details in this week’s edition of the Policy & Practice Podcast. The podcast also features the latest on new federal regulations implementing health reform and whispers around Capitol Hill about a 5-year pay fix for physicians.
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— Mary Ellen Schneider (on Twitter @MaryEllenNY)