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ACA helps raise the bar to keep ‘bad actors’ out of Medicare, Medicaid
Modern Healthcare

There are some healthcare providers who are no longer welcome in Medicare and Medicaid. Patients, caregivers and taxpayers should know that unprecedented actions are being taken to make sure they don’t participate in these federal programs.Healthcare provider enrollment and screening rules are in place to prevent people who pose a threat to the safety of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries from entering the programs—along with the waste of millions in taxpayer dollars—all without interrupting patients’ access to necessary care and services.