The latest fraud target: Medicaid personal-care programs
Published on November 16, 2012 at 4:53 AM
The Washington Post: Medicaid Personal-Care Programs Are Targets For Fraud, Investigators Say
Lax requirements for both caregivers and patients, along with poor state and federal oversight, have made the rapidly growing Medicaid personal-care programs an increasingly lucrative target for fraud, according to a federal report scheduled for release Thursday (Eaton, 11/14).
This article was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research organization unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.