Examining Options to Combat Health Care Waste, Fraud and Abuse
Background Documents and Information:
Each year, the Medicare program loses tens of billions of dollars to fraud and abuse. With estimates predicting the Medicare program set to go bankrupt as soon as 2017, much more needs to be done to ensure that our seniors’ health care dollars are protected. The purpose of this hearing will be to assess current anti-fraud measures employed by CMS and explore potential new approaches to address these substantial and ongoing threats.