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Medicare Part D fraud draws scrutiny in House
Modern Healthcare

A House subcommittee will wade into the increasingly hot topic of fraud and abuse involving Medicare’s drug benefit program.During a hearing Tuesday, the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee is slated to discuss measures needed to strengthen the integrity of Medicare’s drug benefit program. The hearing follows a flurry of activity drawing attention to the issue, including charges filed against 44 people across the country for Medicare Part D fraud in June—the first large-scale federal effort to focus on Part D fraud.