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Senators Batter CMS Over Anti-Fraud Efforts

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 14, 2011

Also testifying during the hearing was Louis Saccoccio, executive director of the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association, who estimated healthcare fraud estimates ranging from $75 billion to $250 billion a year.

"These financial losses are compounded by numerous instances of patient harm – unfortunate and insidious side effects of healthcare fraud."

See Also:

CMS to Tap Tech for Medicare Fraud Fight
Tony West: Waging War on Medicare, Medicaid Fraud
Medicare Fraud Strike Force Nabs 111 in 9 Cities

Cheryl Clark is senior quality editor and California correspondent for HealthLeaders Media. She is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists.
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