Study Shows Who Fraudsters Target

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A new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that analyzed providers excluded from Medicare for fraud and abuse found that the patients they treated prior to being banned were more likely to be minorities, disabled, and dually enrolled in Medicaid. It also found that more than 1 million Medicare beneficiaries were treated by providers who were taking actions that could jeopardize patient health. Read a Johns Hopkins press release.



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