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Medicaid: The Feds Have Failed To Stop the Waste and Mismanagement, Let The States Try

Medicaid is losing billions to waste, fraud, and abuse, and the program is crushing state budgets  The feds haven't been able to fix it.  Let the states try.  

Leslie Paige January 14, 2020
The WasteWatcher

HHS OIG Admits: We’re Just Flushing Money Down the Drain

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) admitted last week that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hospital payment process is broken.

Leslie Paige December 11, 2018
The WasteWatcher

New CMS Rule Will Help Reduce Drug Costs

On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new rule that will lower costs to taxpayers and Medicare beneficiaries for certain outpatient pharmaceuticals p

Elizabeth Wright November 7, 2017
The WasteWatcher

Medicare Making Improper Payments to Prisoners

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently exposed vulnerabilities that end up costing taxpayers hundreds of billions in wasteful spending due to erroneous and sloppy billing, and outright fraud.

Leslie Paige October 12, 2016
The WasteWatcher

Medicare Continues Fiscal Slide: Congress Sidelines Watchdogs

The 2016 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds Report came out tod

Leslie Paige June 22, 2016

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