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CMS sets new start date for anti-fraud programs
Modern Healthcare

Two CMS anti-fraud programs, whose Jan. 1 launch was scrubbed because of provider concerns, will start in June instead, according to the agency.

A pilot program to require prior authorization for scooters and power wheelchairs prescribed for Medicare beneficiaries was supposed to launch Jan. 1, but the CMS announced shortly before the scheduled start date that it was temporarily suspending the program.