PPACA Medicare Contracting Reforms Enable Random Prepayment Review, But Implementation Faces Obstacles By W. Bruce Shirk


Random prepayment review of health care claims is a critical element of any truly effective effort to combat the submission and payment of fraudulent health care claims.

This article addresses the recent history of such review in the context of the Medicare program, including Congress’s prohibition of the practice in 2003, Congress’s repeal of the prohibition in 2010, and the significance of these and related events to the effort to combat the submission and payment of fraudulent Medicare claims.

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