Medicare, contractors have failed to combat fraud

May 21, 2007

The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) claimed that the home care industry has stepped up efforts to crack down on Medicare fraud and looks forward to continuing work with federal agencies and Congress to prevent fraudulent activity.

The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) claimed that the home care industry has stepped up efforts to crack down on Medicare fraud and looks forward to continuing work with federal agencies and Congress to prevent fraudulent activity. At the same time, the association charged that Medicare has failed to effectively exercise its already ample authority to combat fraud and abuse. The association came out with this position following CMS' recent crackdown on fraud among DME and infusion providers in Florida.

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