Avoid and Report Medicare Fraud and Abuse

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Medicare fraud is a serious issue that can cost taxpayers billions of dollars and put beneficiaries’ health at risk. In 2019 alone, there were almost $29 billion of improper payments for Medicare Fee-for-Services, representing 7.25% of all payments, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS). While most Medicare providers are ethical individuals who try to provide high-quality care, avoiding and reporting Medicare fraud and abuse is everyone’s responsibility.

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Original Article Source Credits: Medicare Plans, https://www.medicareplans.com

Article Written By: Ron Elledge

Original Article Posted on: 5/7/2021

Link to Original Article: https://www.medicareplans.com/avoid-and-report-medicare-fraud-and-abuse/#what_you_should_know_