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Monthly Archives: June 2011

HHS to Employ “Predictive Modeling” to Identify Fraud and Abuse

Posted in Fraud and Abuse, Medicare

Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Human Services, recently announced during a press conference that HHS will as of July 1, 2011 be rolling out a $77 million computer program designed to prospectively identify potentially fraudulent Medicare claims by collecting and analyzing patterns in large numbers of submitted claims. According to a recent article in… Continue Reading