Medicare-for-all further emboldens the entities currently abusing Medicare. Medicare will get bigger, so waste, fraud and abuse will get bigger.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the past ten years, it’s that people believe what they want to believe, no matter what data you show them.
Last month it looked like the 5th Amendment was one of the carcasses being carried out to the Monty Python leftist plague wagon, but apparently, it’s not quite dead yet.
An idea so logical there is no way CMS will try it.
This is a great move forward by CMS to increase transparency to this process, and is the first changes to this process in a very long time.
It IS good to see some bipartisan cooperation, and it tells you how really bad this situation must be.
If this is what is required for only 2 chart audits, think of the volume of paper records pouring into the MACs for all the services under audit.