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GAO: White House lags on some Medicare anti-fraud efforts
Modern Healthcare

Although the Obama administration has made some progress in implementing various anti-fraud programs for Medicare, it continues to lag in efforts to implement upfront screening of providers, according to a government audit (PDF).

The CMS was hailed in the Government Accountability Office report for its provider screening efforts in implementing portions of the 2010 federal healthcare-reform law, which aimed to tighten such screening of Medicare providers.