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NEW TECHNOLOGY TO HELP FIGHT MEDICARE FRAUD

Predictive modeling once was used to help pick stocks on the rise and now is going to be used to identify Medicare cheats. 

CMS announced in a press release on June 17, 2011 that it will be using new technology to track down healthcare fraud.  CMS states in its press release that this technology is similar to tools used by credit card companies.  This is part of the White House’s continuing campaign to cut waste in the Medicare program.

You can learn more about this technology at this CMS Factsheet.

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