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CMS announcement of Medicaid and SCHIP Payment Error Rate Measurement System

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CMS Notice of intent to establish a new system of records for the purpose of identifying payment errors and combating fraud and abuse in State Medicaid and SCHIP programs. CMS will contract for required services.

CMS invites comments on all portions of this notice.

Full Text at CMS

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

KANSAS ACTS ON MEDICAID FRAUD - Kansas City Star

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KANSAS ACTS ON MEDICAID FRAUD - Kansas City Star -
KANSAS ACTS ON MEDICAID FRAUD
Kansas City Star, MO - 8 hours ago
Allow the state to seize assets acquired through Medicaid fraud. The law also would make it a crime to obstruct a Medicaid fraud investigation.

Businessman guilty in wheelchair fraud case - abc13.com

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Businessman guilty in wheelchair fraud case - abc13.com -
Businessman guilty in wheelchair fraud case
abc13.com, TX - 8 hours ago
24th for a San Antonio businessman convicted in a Medicare and Medicaid billing scheme. He was convicted Friday on six counts of federal health care fraud.

Probe into Medicaid - Newsday

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Dentist gets 5 years, must repay $827,000

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The Southern Illinoisan

BY Jim Muir
THE SOUTHERN

BENTON - Benton dentist Dr. W. David Rommel was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison and ordered to repay $827,000 to the Illinois Department of Public Aid during a sentencing hearing Tuesday morning in U.S. District Court in Benton.

Panel recommends additional Medicaid oversight (Wichita Business Journal)

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Panel recommends additional Medicaid oversight - 2005-11-23 - Wichita Business Journal

Jerry Siebenmark

A special Kansas legislative panel says the state should establish an independent inspector general for Medicaid, Kansas’ health insurance program for low-income citizens.

Man cheated hospital of £8,000

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icSurreyOnline - Man cheated hospital of £8,000 with false timesheets

Nov 23 2005

A MAN who tried to fleece the NHS out of more than £8,000 was given a three-month suspended sentence this week.

Nursing home figure enters not guilty plea in fraud case (St. Louis Post)

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STLtoday - News - St. Louis City / County

Nursing home figure enters not guilty plea in fraud case
By Peter Shinkle
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH
11/22/2005

Robert D. Wachter, the former operator of a chain of nursing homes in the St. Louis area, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he conspired to defraud the government by providing substandard care at his facilities.

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