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High-tech anti-fraud system won’t be ready this year: GAO
Modern Healthcare

The centerpiece of CMS efforts to move from a pay-and-chase anti-fraud system to an advanced $90 million predictive-modeling system will be delayed for at least six months, according to congressional auditors. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office investigated the status of the CMS Fraud Prevention System after Republican senators said their questions on its implementation were ignored and found the program missed a July start date and will not begin fully operating until at least January.