CMS updates fraud and abuse resources
December 02, 2016
— The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has updated the online resource Medicare Fraud & Abuse: Prevention, Detection, and Reporting.
The free, online booklet
details Medicare fraud and abuse, and also contains tips on how to report suspected fraud. To learn about real-life cases of Medicare fraud and abuse and the consequences, visit the Stop Medicare Fraud Newsroom
There is also a video
from the Office of Inspector General that breaks down the False Claims Act from 2011.
For more information about fraud and how to report it, visit the OIG website
. The OIG hotline accepts tips and complaints from all sources about potential fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in Department of Health and Human Services' programs.