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CMS awards $9 million for anti-fraud efforts
Modern Healthcare

The CMS awarded $9 million to state-based Senior Medicare Patrol programs (PDF) in order to increase Medicare beneficiaries’ awareness about healthcare fraud.

Fifty-two organizations were awarded SMP grants for fiscal 2011. The New York State Office for the Aging received $446,624, the largest grant awarded this year, according to an HHS news release.